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