"Mantova Mitt Dero Gegend nach P. Coronelli Vorstellung", Bodenehr, Gabriel
Subject: Mantua, Italy
Period: 1704 (published)
Publication: Atlas Curieux
Color: Hand Color
8.5 x 6.8 inches
21.6 x 17.3 cm
This lovely bird's-eye view shows the city of Mantua in the center of a lake, which made the city easier to defend. The surrounding countryside is filled with roads, towns, and rivers.
A sharp impression with contemporary color on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with a hint of toning along the centerfold and light toning along the edges of the sheet.