Auction 113, Lot 581

"Tabula Geographica qua pars Russiae Magnae, Pontus Euxinus seu Mare Nigrum et Tartaria Minor", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ukraine and Black Sea

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 23 inches
48.3 x 58.4 cm

Handsome map of the region bordering the Black Sea with great detail in present-day Ukraine. The map extends to include Constantinople in the south and north to Moscow and Smolensko. The large decorative title cartouche is surrounded in clouds with several putti.


Condition: B

Impression is a bit weak, else clean and bright. Small tear in margin repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/7/2005