Belgradum sive Alba Graece, Serviae Metropolis ubi Savus fluvius Danubio misc... /...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured city plan of Beograd, Belgrade, Serbia. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1735.

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Large, old coloured plan of Belgrade by Matthaus Seutter. In the lower third a prospect of the city. Title cartouche in the upper left corner, to the left a key with explanation of the letters in the plan. The cartouche to the right with a description of Belgrad and the history of the city in German language.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleBelgradum sive Alba Graece, Serviae Metropolis ubi Savus fluvius Danubio misc... / Belgrad od. Griechisch Weissenb. die Haupt Statt der Provinz Servien...
Publisher, YearM. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1735
Plate Size49.7 x 57.8 cm (19.6 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size50.5 x 58.8 cm (19.9 x 23.1 inches)
ReferenceFauser, A.: Repertorium älterer Topographie, No. 1258

Condition

Very good condition. Three small creases in centrefold backed.

Cartographer

George Matthaus Seutter, a German publisher, cartographer and engraver from Augsburg, was born 1678 as the son of a goldsmith. After an apprenticeship at J. B. Homann in Nuremberg, he returned to his native city of Augsburg and worked in the publishing firm of Jeremiah Wolf. In 1707 he founded his own successful publishing company and produced maps, atlases and globes. Seutter died in 1757. The company went over to his son Albrecht Carl and his stepsons G. B. Probst and T. C. Lotter in after his death in 1757. The latter being regarded as his true successor. According to C. Sandler, following atlases have been published by Seutter:


- Atlas Geographicus oder Accurate Vorstellung der Ganzen Welt, 1725
- Atlas Compendiosus oder die ganze Welt in den nothwendigsten Geographischen Charten
- Atlas Compendiosus Scholasticus
- Atlas Novus Indicubus Instructus, 1728
- Grosser Atlas, 1734
- Atlas Minor, 1744

Beside the atlases, Seutter produced a pair of 20 cm table globes during his early days.

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Old coloured city plan of Beograd, Belgrade, Serbia. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1735.

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