Auction 148, Lot 585

"Plan de la Ville de Messine dans l'Isle de Sicile", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Messina, Sicily, Italy

Period: 1764 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.6 x 8.5 inches
16.8 x 21.6 cm

A handsome bird's-eye plan of the town of Messina. Several locations are identified, and the harbor is filled with depth soundings. Adorned with a rococo-style cartouche.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling and light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/19/2014