City Views, Maps, Italy, Naples, Napoli
Naples. - "Haec est nobilis & florens illa Napolis, Campaniae civitas antea Parthenope..."
(This is the nobel and flourishing city of Naples, a city in Campania formerly called Parthenope...)
Copper etching. Original hand coloring. Published by Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590) in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum", 1572.
Original antique print
Verso: Description ( in French) of Naples on one half of reverse side.
Condition: Pleasant hand coloring (probably 19th century). Centerfold paper thin in parts.
Not very prominent parallel creases along centerfold. Minor traces of age and use in margins.
33,5 x 48 cm (ca. 13.2 x 18.9")