Tags: century, engraved, france, large, matthaeus, merian, picardie, unusual
Title of the map. “CARTE GENERALE de Picardie”. With a decorative cartouche. The coast is detailed, from Dieppe to Calais. Matthaeus MERIAN was a Swiss engraver, he worked in Francfort (Germany). He is the father of the painter of flowers and insects Anna Maria Sybilla Merian. Topographiae Germaniae has been edited in 16 volumes, from 1642 to 1654. After the death of Matthaeus Merian, his son Matthaeus Merian le Jeune continued the work of his father, and produced other volumes untill 1688, with other descriptions in Europe, as France “Topographiae Galliae”, Italy, and Creete. In total, Topographiae contains 92 maps and 1486 copper engraving plates with 2142 views of cities, castles, villages, monasters, divided in 30 volumes. Size with margins : 27,6 x 36,2 cm / 10,6 x 14,1 inches. Edition : From Topographiae Galliae. Edited by Joost Boersz and Caspar Merian, Amsterdam, 1661, XVIIe Century. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “FRANCE PICARDIE 1661 MATTHAEUS MERIAN 17e CENTURY LARGE UNUSUAL ENGRAVED MAP” is in sale since Monday, August 26, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1661
- Country/Region: France