Auction 148, Lot 588

"Naples", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Naples, Italy

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde

Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 8.9 inches
33.8 x 22.6 cm

Delightful bird's-eye plan of the city and its important port with great detail of the major buildings. A key at bottom identifies 30 sites in and around the city. The plan is oriented with north to the right by a compass rose in the harbor where several ships and boats are depicted.

References: Pastoureau, FER I [41].

Condition: B+

Attractive color with a minor crease at top right and a small hole in the image that has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/19/2014