"Partie Meridionale du Piemont et du Monferrat", Delisle, Guillaume
Subject: Southeastern France & Northwestern Italy
Period: 1707 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
25.2 x 19.4 inches
64 x 49.3 cm
Large map of southern France covering the region from Nice and Monaco into Italy as far as Varaggio and Invrea and extending north to show Turin. Excellent detail throughout showing towns and many walled, mountain top villages with attractive iconography. Inset of area surrounding Nice to include Fort de Montalban and le Chateau.
Contemporary color on paper with a large watermark of a Maltese cross encircled with rosary beads. There are some abrasions in the center of the image and light toning along the edges of the sheet.