Lot 120: Engraved Map of Northumbria by Blaeu
November 5, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Comitatus Northvmbria Vernacule Northumberland. Joan Blaeu (1596-1673). Engraved map with original hand color in outline. Amsterdam, c. 1647. 20 x 23 3/4 inches sheet. Title banderole supported by putti, scale cartouche with surveyor and putto, coats-of-arms and ships, the showing Hadrian?s Wall as The Pictes Wall, from Newcastle to beyond Carlisle.
Artist or Maker: Joan Blaeu
Literature: Hand-colored engraving on paper