C1708

Carte nouvelle du royaume de France divisé en toutes ses provinces et ses acquisitions, dressée suivent la dernier observations de Mrs. de l'Académie royale des sciences

Rare issue of this superb c.18th map by Pierre Husson (1678-1733) with full original body colour and original outline hand colouring. Superbly embellished with a sumptuous title cartouche comprising two female winged figures holding a crown and twelve crests of … Read Full Description

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S/N: EU-FRA-1708-HUSS–424896
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Full Title:

Carte nouvelle du royaume de France divisé en toutes ses provinces et ses acquisitions, dressée suivent la dernier observations de Mrs. de l’Académie royale des sciences

Date:

C1708

Condition:

Lower edge with minor tears, otherwise in good condition with centre fold as issued

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

590mm 
x 505mm

Paper Size: 

623mm 
x 530mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte nouvelle du royaume de France divisé en toutes ses provinces et ses acquisitions, dressée suivent la dernier observations de Mrs. de l'Académie royale des sciences - Antique Map from 1708

Genuine antique
dated:

1708

Description:

Rare issue of this superb c.18th map by Pierre Husson (1678-1733) with full original body colour and original outline hand colouring. Superbly embellished with a sumptuous title cartouche comprising two female winged figures holding a crown and twelve crests of the rulers of the ancient states.

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Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier : ark:/12148/btv1b53078080f

Pierre Husson (1678 - 1733)

Husson was a bookseller, publisher and map maker. He was the son of a shoemaker from The Hague, baptised on April 24, 1678. As an apprentice from 1692, he was received as a master in 1702. Around 1717, he took over the fund of Anna Beeck, widow of Barent Beeck. He often published under a pseudonym. Other form of his name; Pieter Husson (1678-1733).

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