Auction 111, Lot 395

"Paskaart van de West Cust van Yrlandt Beginnende van Klady tot aen de Blasques…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.7 inches
57.4 x 50 cm

Fine, large sea chart of the west coast of Ireland covering from Aran Island to Great Blasket Island. Nice detail of the coast including anchorages and soundings. Rhumb lines, sailing ships and compass roses fill the ocean. The large title cartouche features a shepherd and his sheep and the scale of miles is decorated with flowers and two cherubs.

References:

Condition: B

Impression is a bit weak in cartouches and place names, else fine with wide original margins.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/8/2005

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