Auction 111, Lot 499

"Tabula Russia Vulgo Moscovia", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Russia

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 17.5 inches
55.4 x 44.5 cm

Decorative map spanning the northern part of Russia from Finland to just beyond the Jenisej River and south to the Volga River. Includes the cities of Jaroslavl, Niznij Novgorod, and Kazan. The map is fully engraved with mountains and forests and place names, particularly along the rivers. Large title cartouche surrounded by a scene of fur merchants and the queen. Engraved by Jan l'Huilier.


Condition: B

Clean and bright with attractive later color. Professional and nearly invisible repair of a 3" tear at bottom center.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005