Auction 123, Lot 577

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

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1732 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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: $275 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 2/20/2008

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