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