Auction 122, Lot 623

"Partie Meridionale de la Russie Europeenne ou sont distinguees exactement toutes les Provinces, d'apres le detail de l'Atlas Russien", Santini/Remondini

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 18.8 inches
58.4 x 47.8 cm

This large map is finely and fully engraved to show topographical detail of mountains, deserts, rivers and forests. Moscow is located at upper center, and Serbia is shown in an inset at lower right. The map extends to the Volga River in the east and south to show Georgia and parts of the Black and Caspian Seas, including Crimea. In the upper right corner lies a decorative rococo-style title cartouche festooned with putti and garlands.

References:

Condition: B+

A lovely impression on a sound sheet with original outline color. There is a very faint stain in the top of the map, and one light crease.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2007

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