Old coloured map of Jutland, Denmark by Frederick de Wit. Showing the northwestern part of Denmark with Kolding, Thisted, Aalborg, Randers, Aarhus, Horsens, Grenaa, Sæby and the islands Samsø, Læsø and Fænø. Top left a beautiful title cartouche.
Minor staining. Very good condition with old colour. Never framed before.
Frederick de Wit, born 1630 in Amsterdam, was a famous engraver and publisher in Amsterdam. He acquired many of the printing plates of Blaeu and Janssonius when it came to auction. His map were very popular because of the quality of the engravings and the beautiful colouring. After his death in 1706, his work was re-issued by Pieter Mortier and Covens & Mortier.
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Frederick de Wit: Iutiae tabula in qua sunt Dioeceses Alburgensis, Wiburgensis, Ripensis et Arhusiensis.
Old coloured map of Jutland (Jylland). Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.
Denmark - Wit, Frederick de - Iutiae tabula in qua sunt Dioeceses...