Sestos Veduta Turkey 1615
Engraved copperplate veduta of Sestos, Turkey, showing the city with its buildings, mosques, town walls, and surrounding landscape. Several sailing ships adorn the view. On the verso, the sheet includes another panoramic view of Sestos. French text on the verso and on the recto.
Henri de Beauvau was a French diplomat and general, who undertook this voyage beginning in November 1604. He was a career diplomat who had previously served Emperor Rudolf II during the Ottoman-Hungarian campaigns. Most of the maps (‘pourtraicts des lieux’) are after earlier works by Giacomo Franco, Donato Bertelli and GiovanFrancesco Camocio.
Mapmaker: Henri de Beauvau
Pulisher: Iacob Garnich
Place of Publication: Nancy, France
Dimensions:23 x 19 cm (leaf); 15,5 x 11 cm (veduta)
Condition: Minor paper browning due to moisture; edges of the leaf cut, renewed; minor hole (4mm) on the lower left part of the leaf (near the center); minor signs of use.
Item will be shipped in a cardboard tube.
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