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The famous 'curiosity' map of Europe as a queen

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Europe depicted as a Queen.]
Basel, c.1588. German edition. Coloured. Woodcut, printed area 260 x 160mm.

The famous anthropomorphic map of Europe, depicting the continent as a queen. The head represents Iberia, Denmark the left arm and Italy the right with Sicily an orb in her hand. The British Isles are shown, but not integrated into the figure.

MCC: 1, item 6.
Stock ID : 19944

£1,100

£1,100

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Stock Id :19944

Download Image

The famous 'curiosity' map of Europe as a queen

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Europe depicted as a Queen.]
Basel, c.1588. German edition. Coloured. Woodcut, printed area 260 x 160mm.

The famous anthropomorphic map of Europe, depicting the continent as a queen. The head represents Iberia, Denmark the left arm and Italy the right with Sicily an orb in her hand. The British Isles are shown, but not integrated into the figure.

MCC: 1, item 6.
Stock ID : 19944

£1,100

£1,100