Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653

Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653? . Hand colored original map of Germania by Matthaus Merian the Elder it is in very good condition there are no rips or repairs to the original paper. The top edge appears to have cropped? The measurements are as follows. Please see all photos and if requested can provide further images. Please feel free to ask questions or concerns. Please view my other Fine Art listings. In 1623 Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry’s death. In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He spent most of his working life in Frankfurt. Early in his life, he had created detailed town plans in his unique style, e. A plan of Basel (1615) and a plan of Paris. “The Younger” or Jr. The 21-volume set was collectively known as the Topographia Germaniae. It includes numerous town plans and views, as well as maps of most countries and a World Map-it was such a popular work that it was re-issued in many editions. He also took over and completed the later parts and editions of the Grand Voyages and Petits Voyages, originally started by de Bry in 1590 and included volumes India Orientalis and America Occidentalis. Merian’s work inspired the Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna. The German travel magazine Merian. Is named after him. He was also noted for the finesse of his alchemical illustrations, in books such as the Musaeum Hermeticum. (1678) and Atalanta Fugiens. Matthäus Merian died after several years of illness in 1650 in Langenschwalbach. After his death, his sons Matthäus Jr. And Caspar took over the publishing house. They continued publishing the Topographia Germaniae and the Theatrum Europaeum. Under the name Merian Erben i. The item “Matthaus Merian Map of Nova Totius Germania 1653″ is in sale since Sunday, July 25, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “artfart55″ and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Year: 1653
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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