Auction 110, Lot 562

"Dept. de la Corse", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: Corsica

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 16.4 inches
29.2 x 41.7 cm

Spectacular 19th century map of Corsica surmounted by an eagle carrying Corsica's most famous native son - Napoleon Bonaparte. The map is elaborately decorated with Corsica's produce, grapes, olive oil and an abundance of seafood.


Condition: B

A small area of insect grazing in blank margin. Small tear in blank margin, and a light spot of foxing just inside the map.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/2/2005