Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina Recens Delineata, et in Lucem Edita per...

Nicolas Visscher (*1618 - 1679)
Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Amsterdam by Schenk circa 1700 [1659].

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Description

Beautiful hand colour copper engraved map of Palestine by N. Visscher issued by P. Schenk in Amsterdam. Oriented to the West. With beautiful cartouches, several ships, a plan of the camp of the Israelite surrounded by Moses and Aaron.

Details

CartographerNicolas Visscher
TitleTerra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina Recens Delineata, et in Lucem Edita per Nicolaum Visscher Anno 1659
Publisher, YearSchenk, Amsterdam, circa 1700 [1659]
Plate Size46.0 x 55.8 cm (18.1 x 22.0 inches)
Sheet Size53.6 x 63.9 cm (21.1 x 25.2 inches)
ReferenceLaor, E. 793

Condition

Minor discolouration in cartouche, excellent conditions in beautiful colours.

Cartographer

The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk.

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Nicolas Visscher: Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina Recens Delineata, et in Lucem Edita per Nicolaum Visscher Anno 1659.
Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Amsterdam by Schenk circa 1700 [1659].

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