Auction 96, Lot 309

"Carte du Gouvernement de Provence, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. De l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: France

Period: 1714 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 8.7 inches
29.7 x 22.1 cm

Fine copper engraved and decorative map of the Provence region in the south of France. It includes the cities of Nimes, Viviers, Avignon, Aix and Nice. The pictorial cartouche features fishermen pulling their nets ashore and women harvesting the fields. Compass rose with fleur-de-lys.

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Condition: A+

Lovely later color.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/12/2001

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