Europe, Mapa del Imperio Romano; N. Sanson - Romani Imperii qua Occidens - 1651-1660

Description
Europe, Mapa del Imperio Romano; N. Sanson - Romani Imperii qua Occidens - 1651-1660
Map of the western part of the area that occupied the Roman Empire.

Map of the western part of the area occupied by the Roman Empire.
Made by Sanson and engraved by M. Tavernier. It was published by the famous P. Mariette.
It shows the European part dominated by the Empire, from Greece to Hibernia.
Fantasy cartouche with sirens, unicorn and figureheads. In the sea, monsters and boats.

Well printed on laid paper with large water stains, limited margins and hand colouring. In reasonable condition with minor, easy-to-fix tears in the centre. In a 43 x 54 cm sheet.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Europe
Geographical specification
Mapa del Imperio Romano
Map maker/ publisher
N. Sanson
Map/ Book title
Romani Imperii qua Occidens
Period
1651-1660
Condition
Reasonable
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Map of the western part of the area that occupied the Roman Empire.
Size of the largest image
40×52 cm
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