Auction 108, Lot 292

"L'Europa Secondo Le ultime osservazioni divisa ne' suoi Stati Principali", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Europe

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 13 inches
46.2 x 33 cm

Uncommon Italian map of Europe with considerable detail of both topography and place names. The large title cartouche features the allegorical female representation of Europa, with putti, a horse, and a peacock presented in a lush landscape.


Condition: B

Original color in pale pastel colors. Bit of very light soil, else very good.

Estimate: $700 - $800


Closed on 9/29/2004