Auction 142, Lot 478

"Tabula Delphinatus Vulgo le Gouvernement General du Dauphine…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Southeastern France

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This detailed regional map covers the Rhone-Alpes region with a small portion of Italy. It includes the cities of Lyon, Grenoble, and Turin. Fortified cities, small towns, monasteries, roads and canals fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche embellished with allegorical figures overseeing a battle.

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Condition: B+

Original color with some printer's ink residue at left and a few minor spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012

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