Auction 97, Lot 384

"Sardaigne - Figure CXX", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Sardinia

Period: 1683 (published)


Color: Black & White

3.9 x 5.9 inches
9.9 x 15 cm

Wonderful small map of the island with an interesting birds-eye-view prospective. Part of Corsica is shown disappearing over the horizon. Many large sailing ships adorn the sea with several firing cannons. Numerous villages located with terrain shown. Title in sky with a ribbon-style cartouche.


Condition: A

Strong, dark impression on thick hand laid paper. Good margins with rough edge at one side.

Estimate: $65 - $75

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2001