Auction 124, Lot 393

"Pascaert van Groen-Landt…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: North Atlantic Ocean, Greenland

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.1 x 19.8 inches
58.7 x 50.3 cm

A boldly engraved chart of the northern regions from the Faeroe Islands north of Scotland to Baffin Island where a legend states [Here is fresh fish, dead whales, white foxes and fresh salmon] in Dutch. The map includes portions of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Anticosti Island. A decorative cartouche is surrounded by native hunters and a whaling scene.

References: Tooley (MCC-71) #392.

Condition: B

A good impression printed on heavy paper. The left and right margins are trimmed to the neatline with paper added to facilitate framing. There is a permanent penciled plot-line near Iceland.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $450

Closed on 5/7/2008

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