Carte de la prevoste et vicomté de Paris, dressée sur un grand nombre de mémoires...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Paris, Ile-de-France. Printed in Augsburg circa 1720.

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Old coloured map of the region around Paris, Île-de-Franc by Matthaeus Seutter. Very detailed and accurate engraving, showing hundreds of place names, villages and rivers. With an aesthetic title cartouche.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleCarte de la prevoste et vicomté de Paris, dressée sur un grand nombre de mémoires particuliers assujettis aux Observations de Mrs de l'Académie R.le des Sciences
Publisher, YearAugsburg, circa 1720
Plate Size49.0 x 57.0 cm (19.3 x 22.4 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 61.3 cm (20.8 x 24.1 inches)

Condition

Excellent condition. Never framed before.

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 map of Paris, Ile-de-France. Printed in Augsburg circa 1720.

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