Auction 99, Lot 375

"Exactissima Helvetiae Rhaetiae, Valesiae Cieterorumq, Confaederatorum ut et finitimorum Populorum Regionum Tabula", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.2 inches
56.4 x 46.2 cm

Very detailed map of Switzerland graphically depicting the mountainous region. Hundreds of tiny villages are named. Decorated with two cartouches, a scale of miles, and a small compass rose with several putti and cherubs.

References:

Condition: A

Profession paper restoration of chipped margins, light overall toning. Original full body color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2002

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