The painting shows Bolivia and the western part of Amazzonia; in the scroll appear signs that are deliberately unintelligible. Photo: Rabatti&Domingie
Title: Bolivia and Western Amazzonia
Date Created: 1565/1575
cartographer: Egnazio Danti
Physical Dimensions: w73 x h117 cm (Complete)
Original title: Bolivia e parte occidentale dell'Amazzonia
Historical information: The panels in the Maps'Room are 53. 30 out of these were realized by the dominican friar from Perugia Egnazio Danti, the court cosmographer from 1553 to 1575; the remaining 23 were realized by the olivetan monk Stefano Bonsignori from 1576 to 1586. The panels show all the world as known at the time.