Auction 107, Lot 347

"Les Pays Bas Francois Autrichiens, et Hollandois, Divisee en Provinces Civiles et Esslesiastiques", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Netherlands and Belgium

Period: 1770 (published)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

22 x 17.5 inches
55.9 x 44.5 cm

A decorative copper engraved map that focuses on Holland and Belgium and extends to include portions of France and Germany. Decorative rococo-style cartouche. The map (10.2 x 9.1") is surrounded in an elaborate baroque-style border featuring cherubs using globes and cartographic instruments and flanked by panels of French text.

References: cf. Phillips (A) #3509.

Condition: B

Lightly toned along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004