Auction 119, Lot 720

"Les Duchez de Mantoue et de la Mirandole. Avec la plus grande partie des Territoire de Verone Brescia, et de Cremone", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Italy

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 9.3 inches
34.5 x 23.6 cm

This is an attractive map of Mantua in Lombardy, including the duchies of Brescia, Cremona and Verona, based on Jansson's earlier map of the region. It is centered on the city of Mantua, showing the city within the three artificial lakes that were created as a defense within the 12th century. The map is titled with a drape cartouche and has a decorative scale of miles at the bottom of the map.


Condition: B

The margins have been trimmed to approximately 1/8" outside neatlines and laid on paper to extend the margins for inclusion in a composite atlas.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/9/2007