This print shows a map from Central Asia, Persia, Georgia, Tibet, China. Collection stamps and signature from previous owner the famous VG Radionov (Radionoff). Dated on reverse 1940.
Made by an anonymous engraver after Rigobert Bonne.
Medium: Etching / Engraving on handlaid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14.37 x 9.65 inch). Image size: 31.5 x 20.5 cm. (12.4 x 8.07 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Fold as published. Fold in upper left corner. Tear in lower left corner restored. Brownish in lower margin. Signature Radionoff. Collection stamps. Smudges in margin. . General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MAP-CENTRAL ASIA-PERSIA-GEORGIA-TIBET-CHINA-RADIONOFF | RB-A7-26
This attractive print was published by Rigobert Bonne in : “Atlas de toutes de parties connues du globes Terrestie (…), in Geneva, Swizerland, 1780.
Biography artist: Rigobert Bonne (1727-1794) was one of the most important French cartographers of the late 18th century. His son Charles-Marie Rigobert Bonne continued to publish his work until well after his death.