Abraham Ortelius

Map of the Abyssinian Empire

Code :  ARARPI0110825

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Abraham Ortelius

Map of the Abyssinian Empire

Code :  ARARPI0110825

not available
Product Details

Map of the Abyssinian Empire

Artist:  Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598)

Work title:  Mappa dell'Impero Abissino

Time:  XVI Century - 1500

Description:
Hand watercolored etching. It is taken from the Latin edition of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas, including maps of all areas of the world; with a brilliant intuition, Ortelius brought together in a single corpus the heterogeneous cartographic production of the period, forming the basis for an enormously successful publishing enterprise, published several times starting from 1570. The map shows the wording of the territory at the bottom right. represented, with the name of the explorer of reference (in this case a missionary priest in the land of Africa). The print is in good condition, the central fold of the book is visible. Presented in the frame.

Product Condition:
Product in good condition, with small signs of wear.

frame Size (cm):
Height: 55,5
Width: 62
Depth: 1,5

work dimensions (cm):
Height: 39
Width: 45

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