C1581

Anea quibusdam anaffa – Azaamuram – Diu – Goa fortissima indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno salutis 1509 devenit.

Rare C16th engraving of the ancient cities of Anfa (Casablanca, Morocco),  Azemmour (Morocco), Diu (India), and Velha Goa (India) by George Braun and Franz Hogenberg’s from the famous series, Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Cities of the World) When first issued this … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Anea quibusdam anaffa – Azaamuram – Diu – Goa fortissima indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno salutis 1509 devenit.

Date:

C1581

Engraver:

Franz Hogenberg 
(1535 – 
1590)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

466mm 
x 304mm
AUTHENTICITY
Anea quibusdam anaffa – Azaamuram – Diu – Goa fortissima indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno salutis 1509 devenit. - Antique Print from 1581

Genuine antique
dated:

1581

Description:

Rare C16th engraving of the ancient cities of Anfa (Casablanca, Morocco),  Azemmour (Morocco), Diu (India), and Velha Goa (India) by George Braun and Franz Hogenberg’s from the famous series, Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Cities of the World)

When first issued this series of views revolutionised the view of the world as it included over 450 town views with all their buildings depicted.

Latin edition

In National Library of Australia collection:   Bib I  6614618

From, George Braun and Frans Hogenberg’s famous series Civitates orbis terrarium

Franz Hogenberg (1541 - 1622)

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. Georg Braun (1541-1622) Braun was the principal editor of Civitates orbis terrarium, he acquired the tables, hired the artists, and wrote the texts.

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