C1740

Carta Nuova dell Arabia

Mapmaker:

Giovambattista Albrizzi (1698 - 1777)

$A 850

In stock

S/N: ANOV 1011 MI GEN 
(C019)

Full Title:

Carta Nuova dell Arabia

Date:

C1740

Mapmaker:

Giovambattista Albrizzi (1698 - 1777)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

345mm 
x 280mm

Description:

Rare map of the Middle East by Giovambattista Albrizzi, publisher, patron, collector and one of the great figures of eighteenth-century Venetian intellectual and cultural life. 

From: Albrizzi, Atlante Novissimo del Sigr. Guglielmo de L’Isle, Venezia. (volume Primo MDCCXL-1740)

Biography:

Giovambattista Albrizzi (1698-1777)

Publisher, patron, collector and one of the great figures of eighteenth-century Venetian intellectual and cultural life. Although Venice had been the centre of the European map trade during the sixteenth century, its importance was greatly diminished in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries as Dutch and German publishers became increasingly dominant.

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