Auction 135, Lot 403

"Pas-Kaart van de Zee-Kusten van Brazilia, tusschen Cabo de Cuma en Bahia Baxa…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 20 inches
58.4 x 50.8 cm

Two compass roses orient this great chart with north at the bottom. It covers the northern coastline of Brazil is the vicinity of Sao Luis de Maranhao. The chart is adorned with a particularly beautiful title cartouche featuring three figures holding torches.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and old color with minor toning and a small spot above the cartouche.

Estimate: $850 - $1,000

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 2/16/2011

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