C1786

Les Isles de Sardaigne et de Corse [Sadinia & Corsica]

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756 - 1803)

Beautiful map of Sardinia and Corsica decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and decorative frame border design. From Desnos, Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…., Paris.

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Full Title:

Les Isles de Sardaigne et de Corse [Sadinia & Corsica]

Date:

C1786

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756 - 1803)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

310mm 
x 290mm
AUTHENTICITY
Les Isles de Sardaigne et de Corse [Sadinia & Corsica] - Antique Print from 1786

Genuine antique
dated:

1786

Description:

Beautiful map of Sardinia and Corsica decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and decorative frame border design.

From Desnos, Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…., Paris.

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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