Auction 89, Lot 8

"Atlas Universel",

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.7 x 18.7 inches
34.8 x 47.5 cm

Large exquisite example of mid-eighteenth century design and engraving. Four queens represent the continents and Jupiter gallops across the heavens in his chariot. At center a group of adorable putti circle around a large globe. Fine impression and lovely color. Some soil and chipping in margins, else fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/8/1999

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