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Chiquet’s Map of Italy

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Chiquet’s Map of Italy

Date of publication:

  • 1719
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 16.3 x 22.2 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • 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.

    It was published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’. Read more

    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.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 16.3 x 22.2 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso. Read less