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Jean Sauve:  Prague

Maps of Czechoslovakia


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Title: Prague

Map Maker: Jean Sauve

Place / Date: Paris / 1667

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 13 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $2,800.00

Inventory ID: 50881


Description:

Fine view of Prague, drawn and engraved by Jean Sauve and possibly copied from either Jollain or de Jonghe.

The view depicts the city with its grand hilltop castles and has a key identifying 46 important sites. The title is contained in a ribbon-style cartouche flanked by two coats of arms.

A French variant of De Jonghe's view of Prague.  

Jean Sauvé (1635-1692) was an engraver and publisher active in Paris, and known for re-engraving the works of others, including de Jonghe, Merian, Tavernier, and Jollain. 


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