Auction 104, Lot 471

"[Pair] Moscovia Parte Orientale [and] Moscovia Parte Occidentale…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Russia

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Corso Geografico Universali…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 23.7 inches
45 x 60.2 cm

A lovely matched pair of maps beautifully engraved in Coronelli's strong and distinctive style. This two-sheet map of all Russia graphically depicts the topography and is filled with vignettes of warring tribes and native scenes. Two magnificent cartouches.

References: Phillips (A) 5951-131.

Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression with fine coloring on thick paper with watermarks.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 9/10/2003

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