"Alemagne", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Central Europe, Germany
Period: 1660 (dated)
Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle
Color: Hand Color
4.9 x 3.9 inches
12.4 x 9.9 cm
This miniature map of central Europe extends from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Gulf of Venice in the south and depicts major towns and key topographical features. 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 very light toning.