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Lot 276

Albizzi, Antonio, 1547-1626, Paleologi Imperatores Constaninopoletani et Marchiones...

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Lot 276

Albizzi, Antonio, 1547-1626, Paleologi Imperatores Constaninopoletani et Marchiones...

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Estimate: £200 - £300

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 276


Albizzi, Antonio, 1547-1626, Paleologi Imperatores Constaninopoletani et Marchiones Montisferrati, early 17th century, later hand-coloured engraving of the Byzantine Imperial Family tree, displaying its Christian monarchs beginning with Alexius Angelus Comnenus (1203), the background of the lower section with a bird’s eye view of Constantinople, text and engraved cartouche to reverse, plate size - 53.5 x 38.5cm, unframed 





Note: This family tree appeared in a work surveying various Christian, royal and noble lineages, the Principum Christianorum Stemmata.  

Antonio Albizzi was a writer, jurist and genealogist from a noble Florentine family. He was born in Florence and in 1576 he was in the service of Cardinal Archduke Andrew of Austria.  In 1585 he converted to Lutheranism, and from 1608 he spent the rest of his life in the Protestant imperial city of Kempten, Bavaria, where he died in 1626.   

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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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