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Auction 158, Lot 366

"Entwurff der von Denen Kayserl. d. 15. Sept. 1734 ... Passage uber die Secchia ... Quistello... [on sheet with] Accurater Entwurff der Bey Guastalla in der Lombardie...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Guastalla & Quistello, Italy

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17 x 20.9 inches
43.2 x 53.1 cm

This sheet illustrates the battles of Guastalla and Quistello in September and October 1734 as part of the War of Polish Succession. At top is the battle plan for Guastalla and at bottom is the battle plan for Quistello. The two cities lie within 30 kilometers of one another along the Po River. Lettered keys identify the various locations and movements of the troops. The titles and text are given in both German and Italian. A handsome and uncommon sheet.


Condition: A+

A bright, clean example on watermarked paper with full original color.

Estimate: $450 - $550


Closed on 6/22/2016