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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Burgos celebris et antiqua Hispaniae civitas, . . . [on sheet with] Sanct. Sebastianum vulgo Donosien ad Occanum . . .

BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. -  Burgos celebris et antiqua Hispaniae civitas, . . . [on sheet with] Sanct. Sebastianum vulgo Donosien ad Occanum . . .
Burgos celebris et antiqua Hispaniae civitas, . . . [on sheet with] Sanct. Sebastianum vulgo Donosien ad Occanum . . . - BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
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Title : Burgos celebris et antiqua Hispaniae civitas, . . . [on sheet with] Sanct. Sebastianum vulgo Donosien ad Occanum . . ..
Map maker : BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F..
Date : Cologne, (1572) 1577.
Size : 12.9 x 18.6 inches. / 32.7 x 47.2 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :Very desirable and early town-view of Burgos which was developed as a stronghold against the Moors from AD 884. In 932 it became the capital of the county and in 1037 of the Kingdom of Castile. The ruined citadel, the former fortress of the kings of Castile, can be clearly seen in the picture. Rising above the city is the vast Gothic cathedral. The city's commercial activities centered upon wool, cheese and cloth production, industries to which the artist refers in his staffage. By the time the Civitates orbis terrarum came to be published, Burgos's situation had taken a turn for the worse and Braun's text was no longer wholly accurate. In 1565 the city was namely struck by the plague, which claimed the lives of almost half its population, and economic setbacks and migration further weakened the city over a prolonged period. ." (Taschen, Braun and Hogenberg, p.52.)

SAN SEBASTIAN : In the lower half a view of San Sebastiān's favorable seaside location on the Bay of La Concha (The Shell), in the north of the Iberian Peninsula between Monte Igueldo and Monte Urgull with the small rocky Island on Santa Clara, is clearly illustrated in the engraving. The buildings of the town appear cramped and no details can be identified. It is nevertheless clear that the view shows San Sebastiān after its reconstruction in January 1489 a blaze had namely destroyed almost all the buildings in the town, which had been constructed chiefly of wood. Having been rebuilt, the town subsequently became the base of the Cantabrian armada. On a rocky outcrop on the left-hand edge of the picture is the martyred figure of St Sebastian, from whom the town takes its name.. (Taschen, Braun and Hogenberg, p.52.)

From volume one of the greatest publication in this genre!. The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/maps published in six parts between 1572 and 1617. Most of these engravings were made by Simon Novellanus and Frans Hogenberg, many after drawings by Joris Hoefnagel.
Read more about the Civitates Orbis.
Koeman (1967-70) B & H 1-5, NMM III, i, 459 (1573-1618 ed.), Introduction', in: G. Braun and F. Hogenberg, Civitates orbis terrarum (Amsterdam: 1965). (2)
Condition : Latin text on verso. Split lower part center fold, 10 cm. into engraved area. Some marginal tumbling and some toning and browning.


ID: 33646

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