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Lot 527
By: Johannes van Keulen
Subject: Portugal
Date: 1680 (circa)

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Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 22.6 x 20.1 inches
         57.4 x 51.1 cm


    This sea chart depicts the coastline of Portugal from Porto to Peniche. There is good detail of the mouths of the rivers and of the Berlengas Archipelago just off the coast of Cape Carvoeiro. Two compass roses orient north to the left. The chart is handsomely embellished with a sailing ship, a distance scale surmounted by putti, and a large title cartouche featuring villagers pouring port wine into large ceramic containers.

Condition Description: Nice impression and color on watermarked paper with light offsetting. The top margin has been backed in tissue to repair a number of tiny tears.

Estimate:
$400.00 - $500.00

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