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Auction 180, Lot 568

"Peloponnesus Hodie Morea ad Normam Veterum et Recentiorum Mappar Accuratissimae Adornata...", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Southern Greece

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.1 inches
57.2 x 48.5 cm
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This fine chart of Peloponessos is beautifully engraved and filled with information including the fortified cities. The large pictorial title cartouche features the sword-brandishing Lion of Venice with a group of Turkish prisoners, commemorating the Venetian triumph against the Ottoman Empire in 1688. This map was copied from Nicolas Visscher's map Peloponnesus Hodie Morea deo Favente... circa 1680.

References: Zacharakis #1949.

Condition: B

A sharp impression on a bright sheet with contemporary outline color, light toning along the centerfold, an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom, and several dampstains.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/18/2020