/ Parte Orientale Della Spagna. A superb example of important and spectacular Coronelli's, highly decorative, two sheet map of Spain. Embellished with large cartouches and coats of arms.The map is cartographically similar to the details present in the Coronelli's famous globe of 1688 here engraved in the fine manner and richly embellished with a style unique to Coronelli's maps. From Corso Geografico Universale by Coronelli published in Venice in 1692.
Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognized as one of Italys most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. However, his interests in geography and cartography were awoken early in his ecclesiastical career and never suppressed. He made very famous globes (including an impressive very large-scale pair for Louis XIV) and some of the most interesting and decorative atlases of all 17th century like Atlante Veneto, Isolario, Corso Geografico Universale, Libro dei Globi and also some pocket books about towns and islands.
These important works are all finely engraved in his unique style with high quantity of toponymic and historical information. In 1680 Coronelli also founded the oldest surviving geographical society "The Argonauts Accademy". Dimensions of each copper plate: 62 x 46 cm + margins each sheet.
All of the maps we sell are Originals, Authentic and in Good condition. The item "1692 Highly decorative Original CORONELLI antique map SPAIN mapa Espana 2 sheets" is in sale since Saturday, July 1, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps".
The seller is "ruggis" and is located in Brescia. This item can be shipped worldwide.