November 09, 2017 05:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Montanus - Nova Virginiae Tabula, Hand Colored

Arnoldus Montanus (circa 1625-1683), and Jacob van Meurs; Nova Virginiae Tabula, 1671, black and white line engraving with hand color on laid paper, 11-1/2 x 14-1/8 in (plate), 12-1/4 x 14-3/4 in. (overall), unframed

Literature: Burden, Philip D., The Mapping of North America, no. 412; Verner Coolie, “Smith's Virginia and its Derivatives” in Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, derivative 8, state 1; Stephenson, Richard W. and Marianne M. McKee, Virginia in Maps, 31; Wooldridge, William C., Mapping Virginia, figure 40.

Provenance: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Proceeds to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund

Provenance:Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Proceeds to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


hand coloring possibly later, indistinct watermark, penciled inscription in margins and verso, restorations to top and bottom edges (visible verso), stray watercolor stains in lower left, handling grime

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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