Lot 325: CYPRUS INSULA. [Ca 1630s-40s]. Map.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Mediterranean] CYPRUS INSULA. [C. 1630s-40s.] Double-page map by Bleau (or by Jansson after Bleau), after an earlier map by Ortelius. Shows the locations of towns on the Eastern Mediterranean island. 2 engraved shields (Arms of Lusignans at top center, Turkish arms at upper left). Cartouche shows aphrodite and a cherub being pulled over the water by swans. Hand colored. 15 x 19 ½ in. Sight condition near fine. Matted, under glass. Not examined out of frame.