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Jean Boisseau

Venice. BOISSEAU. Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

EUR 1.500,00
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Description

Jean Boisseau
Venice. BOISSEAU. Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.
 

BOISSEAU, Jean. Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise


Paris, chez J. Boisseau en Isle du Palais, 1646


Copper engraving. In lower right signed: A Paris chez J. Boisseau en Isle du Palais. 


Very good condition and dark impression.


Condition Report

Very rare and stunning view of the Venice city and the neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazzorbo). The surrounding lagoon is animated with a great variety of sailing vessels. Exceptional bright, sharp specimen. 

The print is skillful copy of the print of Matthieu Merian, now with an extended title in top. Published by Jean Boisseau (working 1637-1658) a French geographer, topographer, and genealogist who styled himself 'Enlumineur du Roy'.

Bibliography

Pastoureau, Les Atlas Franšais, Boisseau 1. ( ref.:22359)
wed 22 April 2020
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