Auction 121, Lot 542

"Carte du Gouvernement General de Picardie qui comprend la Generalite d'Amiens avec l'Artois & les Frontieres des Pays Bas", Homann Heirs

Subject: France, Artoise and Picardy

Period: 1746 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 18.2 inches
55.9 x 46.2 cm

This very detailed map of present-day Artoise and Picardy has particularly good information on the roads. Decorative title cartouche includes the allegorical figure of Abundance and a fishing scene.


Condition: B+

Original color on a strong sheet. Faint toning on fold with a couple of unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/26/2007