CARTE DU GOUVERNEMENT CIVIL ET POLITIQUE DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE VENISE, SES DIFFERENS CONSEILS, LE PALAIS DE ST. MARC ET CELUI DE PROCURATEURS.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte du Gouvernement Civil et Politique de la Republique de Venise, ses Differens Conseils, le Palais de St. Marc et Celui de Procurateurs.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1720
15 3/8 x 18 1/2" (391 x 470 mm ) plus margins.
Very good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36481
Price: $275.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates. Included in the 1720 edition of Atlas Historique, published by Chatelain in Amsterdam, this large chart is the twenty-ninth plate in volume three. This decorative plate provides a detailed description of the infrastructure of the Venetian government. Ornamented with numerous vignettes illustrating sessions of parliament (including Doge's Palace), the plate includes a lengthy description of the organization of the state. Maps

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