CARTA GEOGRAFICA DEL GOUVERNODELLA PROVENZA

£150

Decorative map of Provence with superb cartouche..ships fishermen,putti etc .Compass rose. Covers the area of the Southern coast of France from Marseille to Nice, showing the river Durance with the Italian border and part of Piemonte.

Flattened folds As issued

Good hand colour.

Very good condition.

code : M4511

Cartographer : Albrizzi Giovani

Date : 1740c Venice

Size : 33*43 cms

availability : Available

Price : £150

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Although Venice had been the centre of the European map-trade in the 1550s, its importance had been subsequently eclipsed by Antwerp and then Amsterdam in the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. So it was from Amsterdam that Giovanni Battista (Giovambattista) Albrizzi, the Italian, took inspiration for his best-known atlas - the Nieuwe En Beknopte Handatlas ... by Isaak Tirion was translated into Italian and published in Venice by Albrizzi. Albrizzi was also responsible for publishing an edition of Guillaume De L'Isle's atlas as Atlante Novissimo.