Auction 133, Lot 562

"Natolia detta Anticamente Asia Minore…", Cantelli da Vignola, Giacomo

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1686 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 16.4 inches
55.9 x 41.7 cm

Rivers and mountains dominate this uncommon map with the locations of cities and villages carefully noted. The title and a notation are enclosed in a large cartouche at top. Cantelli pioneered this bold engraving style that was followed and further developed by Coronelli. The map was published in conjunction with Giacomo Giovanni de Rossi.

References: Zacharakis #548.

Condition: A+

Fine impression on a sturdy sheet with faint toning in the blank margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/1/2010