Citta di Venezia
- Citta di Venezia
Offering an unusual perspective, Vincenzo Coronelli presents a bird’s-eye view of Venice giftwrapped in a trompe l’oeil ribbon, blurring the lines between map and reality. Intertwined with vines and including an illustration of the symbolic lion of Venice, this ribbon is emblazoned with the arms of cities and comunes within the Republic of Venice.
- Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
- Name on Item:
descritta dal P. Coronelli, cosmografo della Serenissima Republica
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Venice (Italy)--Aerial views
ItalyVeneto (region)Venezia (province)Venice
[Appresso Girolamo Albrizzi]
Exhibited: "Crossing Boundaries: Art // Maps" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, 2018-2019.
Bird's-eye view of Venice.
In Coronelli's Atlante veneto, v. 2 pt. 1 (1696), p. 10-11.
"Dedicata all' illustrissimo Signor Abbate Abbondio Rezzonico, Patritio Veneto, MDCLXXXXIII."
Decorative border with the arms of various cities and republics on a ribbon, intertwined with vines and including an illustration of the lion of Venice.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
- 1 view ; 48 x 78 cm
Not drawn to scale
- Call #:
G1015 .C67 1697x
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