Auction 156, Lot 490

Attractive Map of the Burgundy Wine Region

"Eveche de Dijon...", Bailleul, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern France

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.4 x 17.4 inches
62 x 44.2 cm

This attractive map depicts the important wine-producing region of Burgundy in eastern France. It is centered on Dijon with several other fortified cities located including Gray and Auxonne. The map is flanked by tables of place names keyed to the map. An elaborate title cartouche features coats of arms, flora, and a river god observing two cherubs gathering grapes.

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Condition: A

Original outline color on watermarked paper with minor scattered foxing confined to the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/17/2016

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