Diderot, Denis

1730

Marine Pavillons (Flags) Plate XX

Marine Pavillons (Flags) Plate XX

DESCRIPTION: Extremely decorative early 18th century hand-colored, engraved print depicting naval flags, pennants, and ensigns from across the world. Several flags contains the coat-of-arms of a royal family. Many flags contain a crescent moon, indicative of the Ottoman Empire. Plate 20.

Published by Diderot & D'Alembert in L'Encyclop├ędie.

CREATOR: Diderot, Denis

PUBLICATION DATE: 1730

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very good.  Slight age toning but otherwise strong and clean. Prominent platemark on strong paper.

COLORING: Contemporary hand color.

ENGRAVER: Benard

SIZE: 8 " x 13 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 1

PRICE: $225


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