Lot 112: A Rare and Elegant 18th-century Map of Southwestern Sweden
November 5, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Southwestern Sweden (Part of G?taland). Bengt Gustav von Rappholt (1717-1762). Engraved map with original hand color in part. Wenersborg, 1743. 12 3/4 x 38 1/4 inches sheet, 22 x 48 inches framed. A Rare and Elegant 18th-century Map of Southwestern Sweden. This elegant map, with its delicate watercolor wash denoting the North Sea and flawless calligraphy, focuses primarily on the G?taland provinces of Bohusl?n and Dalsland, which appears at center.
Artist or Maker: Bengt Gustav von Rappholt
Literature: Hand-colored engraving on paper