Italie, Abruzzo; W.J. Blaeu - Abruzzo Citra et Ultra - 1654

Description
Italie, Abruzzo; W.J. Blaeu - Abruzzo Citra et Ultra - 1654
Coloration ancienne originale

Sheet size 49x58 cm. Elegant map after the Magini model from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Novus Atlas of 1654, published by Ioan Blaeu. Astronomer W. Blaeu was a pupil of Tycho Brahe, he founded a workshop for the construction of globes in 1599. He also started publishing maps almost immediately. In 1630, he created his first atlas ‘Atlantis Appendix’ and five years later, he also published the first edition in two tomes of ‘Atlas Novus’. After his death, in 1638, his son Joan edited the well known Atlas Maior, published in 11 volumes in 1662. In 1672 a fire destroyed the workshop marking the end of the business. A good specimen with evenly spread browning

Informations du lot
Objet
Carte
Pays (lieu géographique actuel)
Italie
Spécification géographique
Abruzzo
Cartographe/ Éditeur
W.J. Blaeu
Titre du livre / Carte
Abruzzo Citra et Ultra
Période
1654
État
Bon état
Technique
Gravure sur cuivre
Informations supplémentaires
Coloration ancienne originale
Taille de la plus grande image
39×51 cm
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