Auction 127, Lot 644

"Carte du Gouvernement Militaire de la Republique de Venise, l'Etat de Ses Revenus, de Ses Forces, et les Differentes Vues de la Place de St. Marc", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
18 x 15 inches
45.7 x 38.1 cm

This full folio sheet features five engraved scenes in Venice. The views include "Vue de la Palace de St. Marc," "L'Arcenal" which is a bird's-eye plan, "Autre vue de al Place de St. Marc," "Course des Gondole's" and a terrific close up view of gondolas with crowds of people on the bridge above. The extensive text discusses the organization of Venice, its revenues, armies, life, major edifices, etc. Blank verso.

References:

Condition: A+

Beautiful, clean example.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

Archived