Catalog Archive
Auction 189, Lot 487

"Li Palatinati di Mazovia Rawa, e Plock Tratta dall' Atlante Polaco del Sigr. Rizzi Zanoni", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Eastern Poland

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

15.9 x 12.3 inches
40.4 x 31.2 cm
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This attractive map of the eastern region of Poland is centered approximately on Warsaw with the Vistula River running diagonally across the map. The title cartouche is a large stone monument decorated with flowers and attributes the cartography to the Polish atlas of Rizzi-Zannoni, a famous astronomer, surveyor & mathematician. Engraved by G. Zuliani, with lettering by G. Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 2 #37.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with full contemporary color on a sheet with a three crescent moons watermark. There is light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2022