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Rare second state of the this fine early view of Venice, published by Claudio Duchetti and Giacomo Franco.  

Includes a key locating 170 points of interest.

Giacomo Franco is known to have published a number of later views of Venice in the late 1590s, with various decorative scenes.

States of the View

  • 1st:  Signed by Giacomo franco fecit.
  • 2nd: Romae Claudij Duchetti imprint added at the bottom left.
  • 3rd:  Duchetti's name is replaced by the address Ioannes Orlandi formis romae 1602.
  • 4th:  Orlandi's name is replaced by the imprint Henricus van Schoel excudit.
Condition Description
Two expertly repaired tears at bottom (bottom left and bottom center). Likely never folded. Right margin extended for a previous framing.
Bifolco 1269