Auction 115, Lot 362

"Paskaert waer in de Graden der Breedde over Weden Zyden vande Middellyn Wassende…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 21 inches
60.5 x 53.3 cm

Fine sea chart covering the Atlantic with coastline information from Newfoundland to New York, the West Indies and northeast coast of South America on the western shores and northwest Africa, Portugal and southern Ireland to the east. The handsome chart is oriented with north at right and embellished with rhumb lines, meridian scales, a central compass rose and a fine title cartouche topped with putti.

References:

Condition: B

Light overall toning and a couple of very minor spots and a couple of filled wormholes, else very good.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/21/2006

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