Auction 106, Lot 366

"Normandia Ducatus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15 inches
52.1 x 38.1 cm

Very decorative map of the Normandy coast. The map is packed with details of even the tiniest villages and prominently depicts the fortified cities. Numerous ships, fishing boats and sea monsters appear in the English Channel and the map is adorned with a large title cartouche, two heralds and a distance scale flanked by putti.

References:

Condition: A

Original color. Couple of extraneous soft creases. Damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/3/2004

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