Auction 140, Lot 674

"Stato di Milano e Suoi Confini", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Milan, Italy

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 13 inches
40.1 x 33 cm

An appealing map of Lombardy centered on Milan, with the River Po below and Lake Como above. The map is filled with small towns and cities, and Milan is depicted with a miniature plan of the city. Attila, King of the Huns who pillaged Lombardy in 452 is shown above the title cartouche at upper right along with a hunting scene and two putti. Blank verso.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and color with faint centerfold toning. There are two damp stains - one at the distance scale and the other in the right blank margin. There are a few repairs made on verso confined to the lower blank margin.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 5/23/2012

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