Auction 126, Lot 375

"Bay et Chateau de Porto Bello", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Panama

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.3 x 8.5 inches
31.2 x 21.6 cm

This handsome map of historic Portobello Bay was copied from Pierre Mortier's map of circa 1692. The map shows the locations of Fort Grande (Santiago), Fort de le Mare (San Felipe), and the location of the King's stables (San Jeronimo). It if beautifully presented with a compass rose and rhumb lines.


Condition: A

Sharp impression and wide original margins with a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/3/2008