Auction 132, Lot 45

"[Ancient World]",

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1830 (circa)

Publication: Opinion d'Antoine Canoppi sur l'Architecture

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 6 inches
26.4 x 15.2 cm

This is a very rare and unusual little map from a work concerning Italian architecture. The map is a lithographed copy of a 16th century Italian map, presented on a distinctive heart-shaped projection with wind heads in each corner. Drawings of an architectural framework are at bottom with the artist's imprint: Joseph Mezzani.


Condition: A

Some soil and pencil notations in margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/2/2010