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Auction 153, Lot 494

"Les Environs de l'Estang de Longpendu, Comprenant une Grande Partie du Comte de Charolois. Par Iean van Damme Sr. d'Amendale", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Central France

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 14.8 inches
49.8 x 37.6 cm

This lovely map centers on Charolais in the Burgundy region of France. Towns, rivers, forests, and mountains are depicted. The decorative title cartouche features noblemen, putti, and Charolais' coat-of-arms. A distance scale is encased in a cartouche topped by putti with a compass and armillary sphere. The verso is blank.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4885:2.

Condition: B+

A fine impression with minor offsetting on a watermarked sheet that has been trimmed close to the neatline and mounted on paper.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/20/2015