Auction 161, Lot 628

"Carte du Plan de Venise, l'Etat de sa Noblesse, et ses Differens Degrez, avec Quelques Autres Remarques Curieuses sur Cette Superbe Ville", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Venice, Italy

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 14.8 inches
46.2 x 37.6 cm

This striking bird's-eye plan provides one of the most detailed illustrations of the city of Venice. Virtually every building and street is visible and the lagoon and canals are filled with an array of ships and gondolas. The text below the plan lists the monasteries, churches, places, bridges and the names of Venetian nobility. The image of Venice measures 17.8 x 7.7".

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Condition: A+

A crisp impression on paper with an "IV" watermark and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $700 - $850

Sold for: $400

Closed on 2/8/2017

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