"Govvernement de La Guienne & Gascogne",
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23 x 17.5 inches
58.4 x 44.5 cm
Large copper engraved map of the famous wine region of southeastern France. Filled with mountains and place names and richly decorated. The large title cartouche is draped with grape vines. In the upper part of the map several putti hold a series of coats of arms. Very old color, but the heraldry is not completely colored, so the coloring may have been by a previous owner, as was a common custom.