Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 544

"Tabula Geographica Continens Despotatus Wallachiae atque Moldaviae, Provinciam Bessarabiae sub Clientela Turcica, Itemque Provinciam Polonicam Podoliae...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1769 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.1 x 18.3 inches
51.1 x 46.5 cm
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This map of parts of present-day Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine is filled with details of forts, towns, and the topography of the land. Bucharest (Bukurest), Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akermann), and many other cities are depicted with miniature castles. The top left corner is adorned with a prominent rococo-style title cartouche.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with contemporary color on a bright, watermarked sheet with a few faint damp stains.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/11/2019