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Auction 151, Lot 431

"Nieuwe Paskaert vande Gheheele Westersche Scheep-Vaert...", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Eastern Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1654 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 20 inches
58.4 x 50.8 cm

Splendid sea chart of the eastern Atlantic with the coastlines from Britain through Cape Verde. The map is highly decorative with a large cartouche showing European and African traders, a garland imprint cartouche, a putti holding a coat of arms, Neptune adorning the scale cartouche, two sailing ships, two compass roses, a sea monster and rhumb lines.


Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with very light soiling, a few minor creases, and a professionally repaired centerfold separation that just passes neatline at bottom.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100


Closed on 11/19/2014