Auction 101, Lot 396

"Asie", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Asia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.1 x 11.2 inches
43.4 x 28.4 cm

Very crisp impression of this lovely map of the continent. The map is surrounded by artistically rendered vignettes depicting costumes of the various peoples of Asia, Adam and Eve, and several exotic animals. One of the last maps produced in the decorative style.

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Condition: A

Dark impression with surrounding vignettes uncolored, as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/4/2002

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