Auction 123, Lot 614

"Moree, Autrefois le Peloponnese, Presqu 'ile dans la Partie Meridionale da la Grece…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Southern Greece

Period: 1702 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.8 inches
35.6 x 30 cm

A crisply engraved depiction of the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece, extending to the Ionian Islands. It is filled with detail, including charming pictorial depictions of cities and topography. Three ships sail the sea. Poseidon in his aquatic chariot and a Greek scholar adorn the cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A very nice impression on a sound sheet with some light toning on the centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $650

Closed on 2/20/2008

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