22.25 - Nurnberga, urbs noblissima, totius quasi Germani ..., c1575, by Braun & Hogenberg, Cologne
A fine panoramic view of Nuremberg, from the magnificent city atlas, Civitates Orbis Terrarum published in six sections between 1572 and 1617 by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral and engraved by Frans Hogenberg as well as Simon Novellanus. Many of the some 500 city views / maps were from drawings by Joris Hoefnagel. The print is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with a good and dark impression and no apparent flaws other than normal aging. It measures approximately ( 13.4″ x 18.5″ – 34.0 x 47.0 cm).