Bavariae Pars Superior, designatis Confinibus etiam Provinciis

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Oberbayern. Printed in Augsburg by G. M. Seutter circa 1730.

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Antique map of Upper Bavaria by G. M. Seutter. Shows the area from Donauwörth to Hof and Füssen to Bad Reichenhall. With Augsburg, Freising, Ingolstadt, Munich and Traunstein. At upper right an inset map with a cartouche of the dominion of Burghausen with the area between Passau and Braunau. Decorated with a beautiful title cartouche at top left and a figurative cartouche with mileage scale and legend at bottom right.


CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleBavariae Pars Superior, designatis Confinibus etiam Provinciis
Publisher, YearG. M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size57.1 x 49.2 cm (22.5 x 19.4 inches)
Sheet Size61.3 x 52.2 cm (24.1 x 20.6 inches)
ReferenceSandler, C.: Matthäus Seutter (1678-1757) und seine Landkarten, No. 73


Excellent conditions.


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 Oberbayern. Printed in Augsburg by G. M. Seutter circa 1730.

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