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SOLD Mons Calvariae

SOLD Mons Calvariae

Code: 77965

  • SOLD
  • Date: 1617
  • Condition: AA
  • Colour: original colour
  • Size: (cm): 32.3 x 45.0

Title: 'Mons Calvariae'. Publication: Civitates orbis terrarum

Description: Mount Calvary (Kalwaria Zebrzydowska), a UNESCO World heritage site, was built on orders of Mikolaj (Nicholas) Zebrzydowski starting in 1600. In was meant to represent Jerusalem and the Way of the Cross and is a major pilgrimage site in southern Poland close to the town of Wadowice, the birthplace of Pope John Paul II.
Text on verso.

Condition: AA, small puncture in lower margin without lose. Slight toning along the outer edges of the sheet, outside of the engraved area.