Auction 88, Lot 229

"Poictou",

Subject: France

Period: 1579 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.2 inches
50.8 x 36.1 cm

Beautifully decorated map of the region including the northern coastline. The cities of Sainetes, La Rochelle, Poictiers, Foutenay and Lymoges are prominent. Three very large strapwork cartouches and beautiful original color. Ref: van den Broecke #38. A little discoloration in wide bottom margin, overall very fine.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $170

Closed on 10/2/1999

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