Philippines; Albrizzi - Nuova et Accurata Carta dell'Isole Filippine, Ladrones, e Moluccos, o Isole delle Speziarie... - 1740

Description
Philippines; Albrizzi - Nuova et Accurata Carta dell'Isole Filippine, Ladrones, e Moluccos, o Isole delle Speziarie... - 1740
Hand painted

Sheet 35.5x46 cm. Source, “Atlante Novissimo” Excellent copy. Albrizzi of Bergamo was part of a Venetian family of printers and publishers, started in the late 1600s by his father Girolamo. In 1740, he obtained from the Reformers of the Studio di Padova, the privilege of printing "a newspaper of political and military news" called Il Nuovo Postiglione. Albrizzi made use of the best designers and engravers of his time such as, Piazzetta, Zanetti, Pitteri and Bartolozzi. Valerio, Cartografi Veneti, p. 139

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Philippines
Map maker/ publisher
Albrizzi
Map/ Book title
Nuova et Accurata Carta dell'Isole Filippine, Ladrones, e Moluccos, o Isole delle Speziarie...
Period
1740
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Hand painted
Size of the largest image
280×325 mm
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