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Island Ven – Denmark
„Topographia Insulae Huenae in Celebri Porthmo Regni Daniae, quem vulgo Oersunt Vocant”
The island of Ven (Hven) with the observatory of Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) built c. 1584, which is depicted in the insets.
Coloured copper engraving by Braun & Hogenberg from “Liber quartus Urbium Praecipuarum totius Mundi” Vol. 5, Cologne 1598, Latin edition.
Print size: 34 x 47 cm; Sheet size: 40 x 54 cm
Strong print with beautiful colours, typical smoothend centrefold, two old small black ink lines in the upper margin, altogether in very good condition.