Auction 153, Lot 575

"Carte Particuliere du Bressan Faisant Partie des Etats de la Republique de Venise...", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.9 x 22.6 inches
50.5 x 57.4 cm

This handsome map is centered approximately on Brescia, just to the west of Lake Garda. There is excellent detail of towns, roads, forts, universities, and more. The map was created to depict the encampments, movements, and battles of the Imperial and French military forces, which are identified in the key at top right.

References:

Condition: B+

A sharp impression with original color, a few faint stains, minor toning along centerfold, and two minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015

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