C1766

L'Asie, dressee pour l'etude la Geographie...

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion de la Tour (1756 - 1823)

Very decorative map of the Asia, surrounded by an engraved Rocco frame, festooned with putti, cartographical instruments and globes. On either side of the map are pasted sheets of information pertaining to the map. 

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Full Title:

L’Asie, dressee pour l’etude la Geographie…

Date:

C1766

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion de la Tour (1756 - 1823)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

380mm 
x 555mm
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L'Asie, dressee pour l'etude la Geographie... - Antique Print from 1766

Genuine antique
dated:

1766

Description:

Very decorative map of the Asia, surrounded by an engraved Rocco frame, festooned with putti, cartographical instruments and globes. On either side of the map are pasted sheets of information pertaining to the map. 

Biography:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756-1803).

Beyond the fact that Brion was an engineer by profession and held the post of Ingenieur-Geographe du Roi, little is known of his career. He published a wide range of statistical works and a number of atlases, published by the well known French mapmaker Louis Charles Desnos (1725-1805).

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