GEORG BRAUN & FRANS HOGENBERG, Lille Insula (Lille), 1572 or later.
GEORG BRAUN & FRANS HOGENBERG
Cologne: Frans Hogenberg, 1572 or later
Copperplate engraving with original hand-color
Paper size: 15 3/4" x 20 4/5"
Detailed plan of the city of Lille, in France.
This very detailed plan shows accurately the town with its streets, places, churches and squares. Decorated with 2 coats of arms, figures in the foreground and a title cartouche. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century.