Auction 121, Lot 624

"Potentissimae Helvetiorum Reipublicae Cantones Tredecim cum Foederatis et Subjectis Provinciis exhibiti", Homann Heirs

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1732 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Large, detailed map of Switzerland is colored to show the regions of various religious enclaves. A large, decorative title cartouche features the coats of arms of the cantons. Below the cartouche and in the lower left corner are vignettes of farm and village life.


Condition: B+

Printed on a sturdy sheet with original color and a light impression in the cartouches. The centerfold has a couple of small areas of abrasion that are unobtrusive.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 9/26/2007