<i>Planisphaerium Ptolemaicum Orbium Mundi Ex Hypothesi</i>. A Perfect Recreation of the hand-colored engraving. By Andreas Cellarius. 1660. 23" x 19-5/8"
This "planisphere" depicts the earth-centric solar system described by Ptolemy and accepted by the civilized world before Copernicus. Earth is shown surrounded by the fiery orbit of the sun. The planets are drawn along their earth-centered orbits by celestial chariots.
|Specific Style:||French, Italian|
|Essential Properties:||Antique, Reproduction|
|Subject:||Fantasy - Science Fiction, History, Scenic, Science, Technology|
|Type:||Reproduction (Also available in Framed, Matted)|
|Production:||Limited Production, Numbered, Open Edition|
|Number of Prints in This Edition:||100|
|Dimensions:||23" W x 19" H|