Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L’Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637
Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L'Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637

Item Description: Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L’Empire Francois. Published by Melchior Tavernier, Paris 1637. In 1618 Tavernier became an intaglio engraver and printer to the king (graveur et imprimeur en taille-douce du Roi) with an emphasis on maps. Abraham Bosse became his apprentice in 1621. Tavernier operated his shop in Paris at many locations but finally settled on the Isle du Palais, first on the rue de Harlay and later on the quai facing the quai de la Mégisserie [fr], where it was known as’L’Espic d’Or’ (16271635), then’La Sphère Royalle’ (1635 and later). Measurements: Visible area 19.5 x 15.25 inches; frame 20.5 x 16.25 inches. Condition: Map in very good observable condition, not removed from frame. Some creases and wrinkles. Frame has some display wear, scratches. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented – all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs. The item “Hand colored Engraved Map of France, L’Empire Francois, Tavernier, Paris 1637″ is in sale since Friday, September 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “amphora_art_antiques” and is located in Gardena, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Melchior Tavernier
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Medium: Engraving
  • Painting Surface: Paper
  • Features: Framed
  • Year: 1637
  • Subject: Map
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • City: Paris
  • Country/Region: France
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