Antique Maps by Matthäus Merian (*1593 - 1650)

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.
  • Matthäus Merian:  Kirchheim under Teckh

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Kirchheim unter Teck by M. Merian. With the city coat-of -arms. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews...

    Kirchheim under Teckh
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10663

    Antique town view of Kirchheim Teck, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Leipheim

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Leipheim close to Günzburg by M. Merian. With two coat-of-arms. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews...

    Leipheim
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10664

    Antique town view of Leipheim, Swabia, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Ampliss. et Prudentiss. DDn. Senator. Leütkirch. Favor. / Leütkirch

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice birdeye view of Leutkirch in the Allgäu by M. Merian. With a nice catouche and a caption from A to M. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published...

    Ampliss. et Prudentiss. DDn. Senator. Leütkirch. Favor. / Leütkirch
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10665

    Antique town view of Leutkirch, Allgäu, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Hala. Hall in Schwaben.

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice large cityview of Schwaebisch Hall by M. Merian. With a caption from A to M. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The...

    Hala. Hall in Schwaben.
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10666

    Antique town view of Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Illustrissimo Principi ac domino Philippo Comitiin Hohenzollern, domino in Sigmaring: Vering : et...

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Marvellous large birdeye view of Hechingen with the Castle Hohenzollen and it surrounding villages by M. Merian. One of the most beautiful and famous engraving of South German landscape by Merian....

    Illustrissimo Principi ac domino Philippo Comitiin Hohenzollern, domino...
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10667

    Antique town view of Hohenzollern, Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Badenweyler

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Badenweiler and Oberweiler close to Müllheim by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Badenweyler
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10668

    Antique town view of Oberweiler, Badenweiler, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Zabelstein

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Zavelstein and Bad Teinach close to Calw by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Zabelstein
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10695

    Antique town view of Bad Teinach, Zavelstein, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Wildenstein, vestung.

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice view of the Wildenstein Castle in Leibertingen close to Sigmaringen at the river Danube by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published...

    Wildenstein, vestung.
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10696

    Antique town view of Wildenstein, Leibertingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Lauffen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Lauffen at the river Neckar close to Heilbronn by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Lauffen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10697

    Antique town view of Neckar, Lauffen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Eßlingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Esslingen at the river Neckar by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Eßlingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10699

    Antique town view of Neckar, Esslingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Engen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Engen, Hegau by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important historical...

    Engen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10700

    Antique town view of Engen, Hegau, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Fücßen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice copper engraved cityview of Füssen, Lech in Bavaria/Allgäu by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Fücßen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10702

    Antique town view of Lech, Füssen, Allgäu, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Freudenstatt

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Freudenstadt in the Black Forest by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Freudenstatt
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10703

    Antique town view of Freudenstadt, Black Forest, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Grüningen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Grüningen close to Riedlingen by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Grüningen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10704

    Antique town view of Grüningen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Göppingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Göppingen, Fils by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Göppingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10705

    Antique town view of Göppingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Boller Badt

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice view of Boll close to Göppingen by M. Merian. Showing the sulfur bath house. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The...

    Boller Badt
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10707

    Antique town view of Boll, Göppingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Hornberg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Hornberg in the Black Forest by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Hornberg
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10709

    Antique town view of Hornberg, Black Forest, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Herrenberg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Herrenberg by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important historical...

    Herrenberg
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10710

    Antique town view of Herrenberg, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Haydenheim

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Heidenheim (Brenz) by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Haydenheim
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10711

    Antique town view of Brenz, Heidenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Dornstetten

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Dornstetten in the Black Forest by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Dornstetten
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10715

    Antique town view of Dornstetten, Black Forest, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Dornhan

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Dornhan close to Freudenstadt in the Black Forest by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews...

    Dornhan
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10716

    Antique town view of Dornhan, Black Forest, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Heylbronn

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Heibronn at the river Neckar by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Heylbronn
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10717

    Antique town view of Neckar, Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Gemündt

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Schwäbisch Gmünd by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Gemündt
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10718

    Antique town view of Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Geißlingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Geislingen an der Steige by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Geißlingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10719

    Antique town view of Geislingen an der Steige, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

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