C1782

Terrae Sanctae Tabula e Scripturae Sacrae, Flavii Josephi,…

Finely engraved rare C18th map of the Holy Land by Rigorbet Bonne the celebrated French map maker born in the village of Raucourt in the Ardennes. With an elaborate Rocco title at top left, comprising flower garlands set within an elaborate … Read Full Description

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S/N: AMOC-040-MI-HL–230890
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Full Title:

Terrae Sanctae Tabula e Scripturae Sacrae, Flavii Josephi,…

Date:

C1782

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

490mm 
x 345mm

Paper Size: 

535mm 
x 380mm

Platemark Size: 

495mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
Terrae Sanctae Tabula e Scripturae Sacrae, Flavii Josephi,... - Antique Map from 1782

Genuine antique
dated:

1782

Description:

Finely engraved rare C18th map of the Holy Land by Rigorbet Bonne the celebrated French map maker born in the village of Raucourt in the Ardennes. With an elaborate Rocco title at top left, comprising flower garlands set within an elaborate frame with a censer and various other objects. 

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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