"Lorraine", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Northeastern France
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: La Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.9 inches
12.2 x 9.9 cm
This map shows the Lorraine region of France, centered approximately on Nancy and showing major cities and rivers. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.
References: King (2nd Ed.) pp. 132-135; Pastoureau, DUVAL XI A.
Original color on watermarked paper with faint offsetting, light toning, and a few small damp stains along the top edge of the sheet.