Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 542

"Carte du Duche de Luxembourg et Souverainete de Sedan", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Luxembourg & Belgium

Period: 1646 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.8 inches
48.3 x 37.6 cm

This map of Luxembourg includes southeastern Belgium and a strip along the northeastern French border. There is good detail of towns, rivers, and boundaries, with forested areas depicted pictorially. The cities of Metz, Longuy, Trèves, Luxembourg, Liège, Namur, Charleville, Sedan are identified. The map is adorned with the coat of arms of Luxembourg, a decorative title cartouche, and a compass rose. Engraved by A. Peyrounin and published by Pierre Mariette.


Condition: A

Original outline color with wide margins on watermarked paper. Light toning in blank margins, and a few short tears in far blank margins have been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2011