"Sicile", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Sicily, Italy
Period: 1663 (circa)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
5.5 x 4.3 inches
14 x 10.9 cm
This miniature map of Sicily depicts major towns and key topographical features, and is adorned with a lovely shell cartouche. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.
References: King (2nd ed) pp. 132-135.