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