Auction 159, Lot 372

"Cartagene avec Ses Ports, et Fortresses", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde...

Color: Hand Color

12.1 x 8.4 inches
30.7 x 21.3 cm

This map of Cartagena and the surrounding bay depicts the important port city as a bird's-eye plan. Three forts surrounding the city and bay are shown. The surrounding countryside is filled with vegetation, trails, and a hew houses. A fleur-de-lis orients north to the bottom left of the map.

References: Kapp (MCC-77) #46.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with wide margins. There are faint spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2016