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Welcome to our new website. We have an enormous stock of antique maps and prints. Only a very small portion have been loaded to this website, but we are adding more prints every day. If you have a specific topic or print you are looking for please contact us. Please enjoy browsing through our website. You can search by topic, but we also encourage you to utilize the search function.
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"Granata" (Granada). Originally colored copper engraving by Georg Hoefnagel ( 1543-1600) dated in the plate 1565, but published in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg in Cologne ca 1570.

Granata (Granada, Spain)

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"Granata" (Granada). Originally colored copper engraving by Georg Hoefnagel ( 1543-1600) dated in the plate 1565, but published in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg in Cologne ca 1570.

A full double page view of this grand city with a legend cartouche is north-east oriented. In the foreground, alongside a road leading to Granada a group of people making for a lively staffage. The Alhambra is on the hill on the right and in the background are the Sierra Nevada mountains. A pomegranate branch with a bow holds the cartouche with the map's legend. Verso: Text in Latin.

General light toning in the margins. In the left and right margins are almost invisible water stains. Two little spots in upper margin. Repaired tear in upper left corner. Overall condition is Very Good.

37.2 x 50 cm (14.6 x 19.7")

 


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