Auction 178, Lot 230

"Isola Cuba Descritta Dal P. Mro. Coronelli Lettore Publica…", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1691 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 8.6 inches
29.2 x 21.8 cm

This scarce, attractive map centers on Cuba, and also shows the lower Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Most detail is confined to the coastlines. The map is decorative with a quaint title cartouche featuring a shepherd with his sheep and a vineyard cherub.

References: Cueto #35.

Condition: A

A dark impression with some printer's ink residue, very wide margins, and a previous owner's stamp along the neatline at bottom left.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/10/2020