Georgius Hovfnaglius Antwerpian.qui pictur: delicat Genio Amplexus spnte Promovit et Maxime Illustravit.
Engraving, rare. Sheet 120 x 80mm (4¾ x 3¼"). Trimmed, mounted on album paper.
Portrait of Joris (or Georg) Hoefnagel (1542-1601) Flemish painter and engraver, aged 55. Hoefnagel travelled extensively, submitting numerous city prospects for inclusion in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitatis Orbis Terrarum' atlas of townplans. He is known to have travelled in southern Spain with Abraham Ortelius in the 1550s.
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