Chiquet’s Map of PortugalSKU: 9080
Chiquet’s Map of Portugal
Date of publication:
16.5 x 22.5 cm
Les Royaumes de Portugal et d’Algarve
Copper engraving, 16.5 x 22.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso. This map of Portugal was published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’.
Chiquet (1673-1721) was a relatively successful Parisian engraver, print and mapseller. He published Antoine Menard’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas’ in 1711, and reprinted it with Menard’s name burnished from the plate and replaced with his own and a new date, 1719, as here.