Auction 115, Lot 604

"[Lot of 2] Italy by Thos. Kitchin [and] Italy",

Subject: Italy

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 7 inches
21.6 x 17.8 cm

Nice pair of copper engraved maps detailing the entire country and includes Sardinia, Corsica, and Sicily. Both present good detail of cites and major towns, rivers and topography and have decorative cartouches; the first featuring a monk, the second in the rococo-style. Both are sized approximately as listed. The second map has no attribution or engraver's signature.

References:

Condition: A

Both finely engraved on hand laid paper with original margins. A blush of water color wiped off near Corsica on the former, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006

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