Auction 155, Lot 548

"Les Estats de Savoye et de Piemont Presente a Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne...", Jaillot/Mortier

Subject: Western Alps, Italy & France

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 23.1 inches
50 x 58.7 cm

This densely engraved map focuses on the regions surrounding the western Alps along the border between France and Italy. The map extends north to Lake Leman and Geneva, south to Nice, west to Grenoble, and east to Casale. Towns of various sizes, roads, political boundaries, and the mountainous terrain are well depicted. Twenty-two coats of arms from the region flank the map. The elaborate title cartouche features trumpeting angels and a river god and goddess. Alternate Latin title above the map: Status Sabaudiae Ducis Accuratissime Divisi, ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with original outline color and a few faint stains.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/18/2015

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