Catalog Archive
Auction 151, Lot 576

"Tavola Esatta dell' Antico Latio e Nova Campagna di Roma Situata Sotto il Quinto Clima...", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1684 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20.4 x 15.4 inches
51.8 x 39.1 cm

This very attractive Italian map is centered on Rome and filled with details including villages and towns, farmland, forests, rivers, lakes and aqueducts. The map is surrounded by decorative elements including a coat of arms, scroll index of locations within the fortified city of Rome, a large divider containing three distance scales, and a title cartouche drawn on an animal pelt. Originally drawn by Innocenzo Mattaei circa 1666 and later engraved by Giorgio Widman and published by Giamcomo Rossi.


Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with light soiling mostly in the blank margins and a worm track in right blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/19/2014