Auction 106, Lot 362

"Dioecese de Rheims et le Pais de Rethel", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Lovely map centered on the towns of Reims and Rethel with nice detail of the surrounding villages, towns and forests. The decorative title cartouche is embellished with putti and an attribution to the French surveyor Jean Jubrien (1569-1641). Further decorated with two coats of arms, more putti and a surveyor figure on the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Original color. Bit of foxing in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/3/2004

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