Auction 114, Lot 8

"Atlas Historique", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 15.3 inches
24.1 x 38.9 cm

A lovely sheet with the four female representations of the continents seated among cherubs and scientific instruments. Neptune and Atlas are shown in the background while Fame displays the title on a banner hung from her trumpet. Very nice coloring with some gold highlights .


Condition: A

Fine impression and coloring. Small hole in lower margin just below neatline, closed on verso with paper. A very tiny hole at extreme upper right corner, short marginal tear, else fine.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/1/2006