Chiquet’s Map of ItalySKU: 9075
Chiquet’s Map of Italy
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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