C1771

Mapa dos Reynos de Portugal e Algarve Feita sobre as Memorias Topograsica de D. Vasque de Cozuela as do P. Lacerda e varias outras. par M. Rizzi Zannoni...

Artist:

Giovanni Rizzi Zannoni (1736 - 1814)

Beautiful engraved C18th map of southern Portugal, extending from Lisbon to Gibraltar in the south.  With a very elaborate title cartouche at lower left, comprising a crown, flower garlands and Christ on the cross. A scale of distances is to the right … Read Full Description

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S/N: AMOC-015-EU-POR–230794
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Full Title:

Mapa dos Reynos de Portugal e Algarve Feita sobre as Memorias Topograsica de D. Vasque de Cozuela as do P. Lacerda e varias outras. par M. Rizzi Zannoni…

Date:

C1771

Artist:

Giovanni Rizzi Zannoni (1736 - 1814)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

420mm 
x 300mm

Paper Size: 

315mm 
x 430mm

Platemark Size: 

450mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mapa dos Reynos de Portugal e Algarve Feita sobre as Memorias Topograsica de D. Vasque de Cozuela as do P. Lacerda e varias outras. par M. Rizzi Zannoni... - Antique Print from 1771

Genuine antique
dated:

1771

Description:

Beautiful engraved C18th map of southern Portugal, extending from Lisbon to Gibraltar in the south.  With a very elaborate title cartouche at lower left, comprising a crown, flower garlands and Christ on the cross. A scale of distances is to the right of the title.

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

Biography:

Giovanni Rizzi Zannoni (1736-1814) 

Zannoni was a Italian cartographer active in Venice and Naples in the C18th.Born in Padua, Italy, Zannoni studied Astronomy at the University of Padua and after leaving university, he was commissioned by King Augustus III of Poland, to map that country. His survey was the most update of Poland at the time. In 1857 Zannoni was taken to Paris as a prisoner of war where he stayed 20 years.

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