Wahre Vorbildung des Stättlein Höchst, vnd der beiligenden Gelegenheit, sampt der...

Matthäus Merian (*1593 - 1650)
Antique town view of Hoechst. Printed in Frankfurt circa 1650.

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Engraving of Hoechst from Theatrum Europaeum by Matthaeus Merian. Showing Schwanheim, Griesheim, Niederrad, Frankfurt, river Nidda and Main, Roedelheim, Sossenheim und Kronberg.

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CartographerMatthäus Merian
TitleWahre Vorbildung des Stättlein Höchst, vnd der beiligenden Gelegenheit, sampt der Schlacht so Zwische der Kays. und Braunsch. Armee geschehe 1622. Praelium Prope Hoechstam ad Moenum.
Publisher, YearFrankfurt, circa 1650
Plate Size27.5 x 35.0 cm (10.8 x 13.8 inches)
Sheet Size30.0 x 37.2 cm (11.8 x 14.6 inches)

Condition

Good strong impression in excellent condition.

Cartographer

Matthäus Merian the Elder was born September 22nd, 1593 in Basel. He studied drawing and copper engraving from the engraver Friedrich Meyer in Zurich. 1619 he went to Frankfurt where he worked for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry, whose daughter he married. He took over and completed the editions of Grand Voyages and Petit Voyages which de Bry started in 1590. Together with Martin Zeiller he produced the popular series of Topographia with total 21 volumes. The work was continued by his sons Matthäus the Younger and Caspar. Merian died June 19th, 1650 in Bad Schwalbach.

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Matthäus Merian: Wahre Vorbildung des Stättlein Höchst, vnd der beiligenden Gelegenheit, sampt der Schlacht so Zwische der Kays. und....
Antique town view of Hoechst. Printed in Frankfurt circa 1650.

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