"Carte du Japon et de la Coree", Le Rouge, George Louis
Subject: Korea & Japan
Period: 1748 (published)
Publication: Atlas Nouveau Portatif…
Color: Hand Color
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm
Le Rouge's map of Japan follows the type established by D'Anville with the disproportionately large Korean Peninsula. The large title cartouche features three Japanese gods of fortune, one holding a carp. Each province or Kori is delineated with hand coloring and named.
References: Walter #OAG-97 & #52.
A little very light toning, a short vertical split in blank margin at left, repaired, and some extraneous creases in right margin.