Maps, Europe, Roman Empire, Roman Provinces
Copper etching with beautiful original hand color.
Published in the historical atlas "Geographiae antique"
By Christoph Weigel (1654-1725)
Nuremberg, ca. 1720
Map shows Europe antique times, and the Roman provinces during the time of the largest extension of the Roman Empire. Upper left has title cartouche, from which hang two gimps with antique coins and medals attached.
Original antique print
Very good condition. Some minor traces of age and use in margins.
Plate mark measurements: 33,4 x 41,5 cm (ca. 13.1 x 16.3")
Sheet size: 39,7 x 49,8 cm (ca. 15.6 x 19.6")
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom. Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Northern Africa, and Western Asia ruled by emperors. Johann Christoph Weigel, known as Christoph Weigel the Elder (9 November 1654 – 5 February 1725), was a German engraver, art dealer and publisher. He was born at Redwitz, Free imperial city of Eger in Egerland, and died in Nuremberg, aged 70.
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