Auction 101, Lot 73

"Le Bouvier, Les Levriers. La Chevelure de Berenice", Fortin, Jean

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1776 (published)

Publication: Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 7.5 inches
22.9 x 19.1 cm

Based on the Sanson-Flamsteed projection showing the constellations as viewed from Greenwich. Attractive modern color with stars beautifully highlighted in gold.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression on a sheet of hand laid paper with very large plate mark. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/4/2002

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