Auction 139, Lot 535

"Regno di Napoli Nuouamente Descritto da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola…", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1679 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 22.3 inches
45.7 x 56.6 cm

This detailed map of southern Italy depicts Archbishoprics, Bishoprics, towns, seaports, castles, mountains, lakes and rivers, all identified by a legend at bottom. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche flanked by two mermaids and numerous coats of arms, and a dedication cartouche to Girolamo Cardinal Casanate. Engraved by Giorgio Widman.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with faint offsetting, a short centerfold separation at right that has been closed on verso with archival materials, and a few faint spots.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/15/2012