Auction 97, Lot 274

"Chili Provincia Amplissima", Wytfliet, Cornelis

Subject: Chile

Period: 1597 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.2 x 9 inches
28.4 x 22.9 cm

Beautiful, strong impression on hand laid paper with large margins and nice watermark. Details rivers, mountains and names 25 cities and villages. Two cities are named Chili. The sea is fully engraved in stipple. A handsome sheet with some scroll lettering.

References: Phillips (a) 3644.

Condition: A

Tiny hole at lower margin, repaired and a couple of small spots along border.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/5/2001