Skyros | Map

A striking antique map of the island of Skyros, from C. Gouffier’s ‘Voyage Pittoresque de la Grèce’.

Auguste de Choiseul-Gouffier whose passion for ancient Greece led him to travel to the country in 1776 accompanied by an entourage of prominent artists and scholars. His monumental publication was received with enthusiasm in France. Gouffier was granted membership to the Académie Française and subsequently became the Ambassador of Constantinople.

An Eighteenth Century, attractively hand-colored map.

A certified, original print, guaranteed to be over 230 years old. Published in Paris.

Internal Dimensions – plate mark: 25 x 20cm

Date: 1782

Engraving Medium: Copperplate Engraving

SKU: P123

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