Wratislavia Antiquissima et Celeberrima Ducat. Silesiaci Metropolis ... / Breslau due...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Wroclaw, Silesia. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1735.

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Large, old coloured engraved city map of Wroclaw by Matthaus Seutter. The overall perspective plan with determination of individual buildings as well as detailed explanations. In the lower third a panoramic view flanked by allegorical vignettes. Title bar above the image.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleWratislavia Antiquissima et Celeberrima Ducat. Silesiaci Metropolis ... / Breslau due Uhralte u Hochberuhmte Haupt Statt des Herzogth. Schleisien ...
Publisher, YearM. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1735
Plate Size50.0 x 57.7 cm (19.7 x 22.7 inches)
Sheet Size50.7 x 58.4 cm (20.0 x 23.0 inches)
ReferenceFauser 1933

Condition

Very good condition. Two small creases in margin backed. Small margin.

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 Wroclaw, Silesia. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1735.

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