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Auction 151, Lot 565

"Stato di Milano", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication: Toonneel des Aerdrycks

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 16.3 inches
52.8 x 41.4 cm

An appealing map of Lombardy centered on Milan, with the River Po below and Lake Como above. The map is filled with small towns and cities, and Milan is depicted with a miniature plan of the city. The map is adorned with an interesting strapwork title cartouche featuring a bull-headed river god. Dutch text on verso, published between 1642-48.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) 7020:2B.

Condition: A

A fine impression with full original color, marginal soiling, and light damp stains confined to bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/19/2014