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[Title-Page] Atlas Homannianus Mathematico Historice Delineatus

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[Title-Page] Atlas Homannianus Mathematico Historice Delineatus : Homann's Heirs

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Engraved b Andreas Hoffer, this magnificent titlepage appeared in the "Atlas Homannianus" published by his heirs. It was designed by Justin Priestler who, Shirley points out, also signed the frontispiece to Doppelmayr's celestial atlas. In the foreground the female figures of Geography, History and Astronomy stand before a celestial globe. Above them the atlas title is supported on a banner held by two putti and beneath them is an image of Apollo and Luna.
region: Title Pages
mapmaker: Homann's Heirs  
place and date of publication: Nuremberg 1762
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 470 x 270
ref: 34079
literature: Shirley, Courtiers And Cannibals, 86.

Price: £ 420

 
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