Auction 140, Lot 656

"Isle de Stampalia", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Astypalaia, Greece

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers, Tome II

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 5.8 inches
10.9 x 14.7 cm

A lovely bird's-eye view of the Greek Isle Astypalaia (Stampalia) and several neighboring islands in the Aegean Sea. Numerous ships sail in the sea, including several engaged in battle.

References: Pastoureau, Manesson-Mallet 1A [247].

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 5/23/2012