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Robert de Vaugondy’s Road Map of Italy

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Robert de Vaugondy’s Road Map of Italy

Date of publication:

  • c.1770
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 49.5 x 62.5 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Carte de l’Italie, dans laquelle sont tracées les Routes des Postes

    This is a later state of Robert de Vaugondy’s road map of Italy, showing the Venetian Republic, Papal States, Kingdom of Naples etc. Read more

    The original date (1756) and privilege have been burnished from the plate, and Elizabeth Haussard has been replaced by Groux as engraver of the cartouche. Both the identity of Groux, and why his name was added to cartouches which were otherwise unaltered, remains mysterious.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 49.5 x 62.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, small stain off the heel of Italy, blank verso. 


    Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 327. Read less