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Stock# 44647
Description

Fine and highly detailed map of Southern Poland and parts of Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary, Romania and Moldova, which was then being called Austrian Poland and Red Russia.

Santini gives credit to Homann Heirs in the cartouche.

 

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.