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Lorenz Fries Hand-Colored Engraving World Map, Early 16th Century

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Medium on Ground Hand-colored engraving on paper
Geographical Area World
Period Early 16th Century, Antique
Artist (Nationality, Lifespan) Lorenz (Laurent) Fries (French, c. 1485–1532)
Title Decorative Map of the World Based Upon Claudius Ptolemy
Language Latin
  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- abrasions and scratches to the frame; toning to the sheet; creases and buckling throughout; some stains present.


24.0" W x 18.25" H x 0.75" D

- measures the frame; sight measures 21.25" W x 16.25" H.

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