[Freiburg] Fribergum Misinae.
[Freiburg] Fribergum Misinae. [Freiburg] Fribergum Misinae. [Freiburg] Fribergum Misinae.


Title:
[Freiburg] Fribergum Misinae.
Date:
C1582
Artist:
Franz Hogenberg (1535-1590)
Image Size:
332mm x 455mm (13.07" x 17.91")
Sheet Size:
410mm x 542mm (16.14" x 21.34")
Condition:
In very good condition, wide margins, with centre fold as issued.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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$A 650
Stock Number:
COTW 099 TP FREIB (NGPD) (F34)
Description:

Famous C16th view of the ancient German university town of Freiburg, from the from the most famous of all series of town views. In 1457, Albrecht VI, Regent of Further Austria, established Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, one of Germany's oldest universities.

French text on verso.


References:
Taschen, p.69.

Collections:

National Library of Australia (facsimile copy)

From, George Braun and Frans Hogenberg, Civitates orbis terrarium

References:
Fussell, Civitates Orbis Terrarum, p.119 , ill. p.119

Biography:

Georg Braun (1541-1622) 

Braun was the principal editor of Civitates orbis terrarium, he acquired the tables, hired the artists, and wrote the texts.  

Franz Hogenberg (1535–1590) 

Hogenberg was a Flemish and German painter, engraver, and mapmaker, born in Mechelen a. In 1568 he was banned from Antwerp by the Duke of Alva and travelled to London, where he stayed a few years before emigrating to Cologne.  He is best known for his work on the monumental series of town views, Civitates orbis terrarium.

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