Auction 103, Lot 414

"Nova et Exactissima Totius Italiae Sardiniae et Corsicae Delineatio Opera et Impensis", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Italy

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.8 inches
57.7 x 50.3 cm

Superb 18th century map of the whole of Italy, which also includes the islands of Corsica and Sardinia, part of Sicily and the coastline of Balkans. Beautifully engraved with Seutter's typical bold style and detail. Title cartouche at top right features several cherubs and in the opposite corner features a distance scale with a river god, a globe and several putti. Both cartouches uncolored.

References:

Condition: A

Tissue repair of bottom centerfold and a couple of tiny spots, but still very good.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

Archived