Auction 144, Lot 194

"Il Padovano di Giovanni Valle Giustinopolitano di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Northeast Italy

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 16 inches
30.5 x 40.6 cm

This handsome map centers on the city of Padua in northeastern Italy, depicted with a miniature bird's-eye plan. Numerous cities and towns throughout the region are also depicted with miniature castles, churches, and bird's-eye plans. Includes rivers, canals, lakes and mountains. The title is in a decorative cartouche surrounded by leaves and branches. Engraved by Giovanni Pitteri, a script engraver, and Guiliano Zuliani.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1b.

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with full, original margins and just a hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 4/3/2013

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