Auction 103, Lot 410

"Golfo Della Prevesa…", Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria

Subject: Greece

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Veneto…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 17.5 inches
61 x 44.5 cm

Very detailed view of a portion of the west coast of Greece. Covers the Gulf of Amvrakikos including the town of Prevesa, and part of Lefkada. Fine inset of the fortress city of Prevesa guarding the inlet. The map was produced during one of the many Venetian-Turkish wars. Large figurative cartouche with crest and weapons. Map features Coronelli's typically beautiful and bold engraving style.

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Condition: B

Beautiful impression and color. A little toning along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

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