Johannes Blaeu Excudit [but The Hague, R.C. Alberts, 1724.]
Engraving. 445 x 605mm (17½ x 23¾"). Centre fold as usual, faint mount burn.
An elevated view of the 'Vineyard', a building complex, built for Christine of France (sister of Louis III) when she was Duchess of Savoy and regent to her son Francis Hyacinth. It was on the opposite bank of the Po River from the Castello del Valentino, the official residence of the Duke and Duchess outside Turin. This plate was published in Jan Blaeu's 'Townbook of Savoy', as reissued by Alberts.
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