Generalis Lotharingiae Ducatus Tabula ...

Nicolas Visscher (*1618 - 1679)
Old coloured map of the Lorraine. Printed in Amsterdam by N. Visscher circa 1680.

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Description

Original old copper engraved map of Lorraine in North-East France by N. Visscher. Covering the area around Metz, Nancy and Sarrebruck with Luxembourg in the North and Mulhouse in Southeast. With a decorative figurative and allegoric cartouche. From "Germania Inferior".

Details

CartographerNicolas Visscher
TitleGeneralis Lotharingiae Ducatus Tabula ...
Publisher, YearN. Visscher, Amsterdam, circa 1680
Plate Size46.3 x 56.7 cm (18.2 x 22.3 inches)
Sheet Size49.7 x 65.3 cm (19.6 x 25.7 inches)

Condition

Centrefold split backed, otherwise fine.

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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Old coloured map of the Lorraine. Printed in Amsterdam by N. Visscher circa 1680.

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