HAEMISPHAERIUM SCENOGRAPHICUM AUSTRALE COELI STELLATI ET TERRAE.

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Andreas Cellarius


Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae.

Copper plate engraving, 1661-1708
Image size 17 1/4 x 20 3/8" (439 x 517 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Soft original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 82167
Price: $3,950.00
Publisher : Published by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk.
This chart presents the ancient constellations of the Southern sky set against a globe showing southern South America and southern Africa. Richly engraved in the baroque style and surrounded with an elaborate cloud background with putti in the sky and astronomers surrounded by instruments below. This chart appeared in "Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica," one of the finest 17th-century Dutch celestial atlases produced.This impression is from the 1708 Valk & Schenk edition. Maps

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