"Isles Canaries", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Canary Islands
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: L'Afrique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles…
Color: Hand Color
10.4 x 7.3 inches
26.4 x 18.5 cm
This is a very beautiful small map of the Canary Islands with an inset of Madeira. The Prime Meridian is shown running along the left border. The map is dominated by a large title cartouche, which is draped in an elaborate garland of fruit. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON I F .
A fine impression with attractive color.