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Chiquet’s Map of Italy

SKU: 9075
£200.00

Title:
Chiquet’s Map of Italy

Date of publication:
1719

Printed Measurement:
16.3 x 22.2 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Jacques Chiquet
  • Carte Generale d’Italie et des isles adjacentes

    Copper engraving, 16.3 x 22.2 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso. This map of Italy is coloured to show the Papal States, Kingdom of Naples, the Venetian and Genoese Republics etc, and is flanked by a chronological list of popes. Published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’.

    Chiquet (1673-1721) was a relatively successful Parisian engraver, print- and map-seller. 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.