Auction 116, Lot 649

"Campagna di Roma, olim Latium: Patrimonio di S. Pietro; et Sabina", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Italy

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine copper engraved map of the region around Rome that extends from Lago di Bolsena to Gaeta. Rome is depicted in a block plan with its fortifications evident. Elegant script lettering, sailing ship and a galley embellish the sea. Two lovely cartouches further decorate this handsome chart. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Beautiful impression on thick hand laid paper with wide margins. A little print show-through from heavy printing on verso, and a couple of marginal spots.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/20/2006

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