Swiss Confederation Antique print by Chatelain 1720
Title: Carte Generale Des Differentes Assembles ou Conseils, Des Cantons Suisses et L’Ordre de leur Gouvermement. A fine antique sheet of views, illustrations and engraved text relating to the cantons of Switzerland during the 17th – 18th century.
Artist: Chatelain, Henri Abraham (1684-1743).
Origin: Chatelain's Atlas Historique. The Atlas Historique was an ambitious work, covering a range of subjects including genealogy, cosmography, topography, heraldry and chronology.
It was first published in Amsterdam in 1705-20, with a second edition published in 1732. The text was compiled by Gueudeville and Garillon with a supplement by H.P. de Limiers and the maps by Chatelain (many based on Guillaume de l'Isle). Ref: Phillips, Atlases 579.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING. Hand colored. Engraving is Guaranteed authentic. A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print. Size: Sheet app.: 51 x 41 cm. 20.5 x 15.75 inches. Condition: View overall very good. Fold as published.