Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Title:

L'Asie

Date:

1764

Medium:

copper engraving, original colour

Size:

20 x 23.5 cm

Description:

The French cartographer Nicolas Bellin worked for over fifty years at the French Hydrographic Service where he was appointed the First Chief Hydrographic Engineer of the Depot des cartes, plans et journaux du Ministere de la Marine. While working there he was commissioned to carry out major surveys of all the known coasts of the world.

 

Good impression with fine original wash colour.

 

References

Le Petit Atlas Maritime recueil de cartes et de plans des quatre parties du Monde. Tome III. Contenant 1. L'Asie. II. L'Afrique. avec les Details  interessans de ces Deux Parties. M.DCC.LXIV.

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Item Code:

MA7550

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