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Auction 184, Lot 489

"Gouvernement de l'Isle de France", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northern France, Paris

Period: 1631 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 14.8 inches
50.3 x 37.6 cm
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This handsome map of northern France is roughly centered on Paris and extends to Beauce (west) and Picardy (east). It is filled with numerous towns and villages, rivers, and forests. Adorned by decorative strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. North is oriented to the upper right. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol I) #4300:1B.

Condition: B+

Contemporary color with some faint scattered foxing and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that extends 3.5" into the image at bottom.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/15/2021