C1771

Carte des Gouvernements de Dauphine et de Provence avec le Comtat Venaissin et de la Princete. D'Orlange. Assujiettie au Ciel Projettee par M.Bonne.

Finely engraved C18th map of the Provence region of south eastern France, by Rigorbet Bonne the celebrated French map maker born in the village of Raucourt in the Ardennes. With a Rocco title at lower right, comprising a crown, flower garlands … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Carte des Gouvernements de Dauphine et de Provence avec le Comtat Venaissin et de la Princete. D’Orlange. Assujiettie au Ciel Projettee par M.Bonne.

Date:

C1771

Condition:

One spot at lower right corner of map, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

300mm 
x 415mm

Paper Size: 

315mm 
x 430mm

Platemark Size: 

335mm 
x 450mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte des Gouvernements de Dauphine et de Provence avec le Comtat Venaissin et de la Princete. D'Orlange. Assujiettie au Ciel Projettee par M.Bonne. - Antique Print from 1771

Genuine antique
dated:

1771

Description:

Finely engraved C18th map of the Provence region of south eastern France, by Rigorbet Bonne the celebrated French map maker born in the village of Raucourt in the Ardennes. With a Rocco title at lower right, comprising a crown, flower garlands and shell motives, set within an elaborate frame. A scale of distances is at top right.

From; Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre par plusieurs auteurs

Rigorbet Bonne (1727 - 1794)

Bonne was an important French cartographer active in the later part of the C18th. In 1773 Bonne succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. Bonne’s work represents an important step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the decorative work of the 17th and early 18th century towards a more detail oriented and practical aesthetic.

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