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:  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.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Nördlingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Nördlingen 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...

    Nördlingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10720

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Memmingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Memmingen in Bavaria/Swabia by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Memmingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10721

    Antique town view of Memmingen, Swabia, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Lindau im Bodensee

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of the Lindau Island in the Lake Constance (Bodensee) by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The...

    Lindau im Bodensee
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10722

    Antique town view of Lindau, Lake Constance, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Eigentliche Contrafactur der Statt Costantz am Bodensee wie solche währender Belägerung Anno 1633...

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of the Constance at the Lake Constance (Bodensee) by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Eigentliche Contrafactur der Statt Costantz am Bodensee wie solche...
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10723

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Bregentz

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of the Bregenz at the Lake Constance (Bodensee) by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Bregentz
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10724

    Antique town view of Bregenz, Lake Constance. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Wirtenberg Ducatus

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Engraved map of Baden-Wurttemberg by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. Showing the area between the Rhine and Danube...

    Wirtenberg Ducatus
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10744

    Antique map of Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Augusta Vindelicorum. Augspurg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice birdeye view of Augsburg in Bavaria by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Augusta Vindelicorum. Augspurg
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10745

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Die Vestung Hochen Twiel

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice view of the Hohentwiel, a mountain close to Singen / Hegau in Baden-Wurttemberg, by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in...

    Die Vestung Hochen Twiel
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10746

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Tübingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Tübingen 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...

    Tübingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10747

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Die Fürst: Statt Stuetgart

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Stuttgart 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...

    Die Fürst: Statt Stuetgart
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10748

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Baden

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Baden-Baden 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...

    Baden
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10750

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Buchau Statt und Stifft

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Buchau Statt und Stifft
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10751

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Canstatt

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Bad Cannstatt close to Stuttgart with the river Neckar by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The...

    Canstatt
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10752

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Calw

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Calw 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 sources...

    Calw
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10753

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Durlach

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Durlach, today part of Karlsruhe by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Durlach
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10754

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Dünckelsbühel

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Dünckelsbühel
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10755

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Marpach

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Marpach
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10757

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Offenburg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Offenburg
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10758

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Reütlingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Reutlingen 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...

    Reütlingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10759

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Rotwyl

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Rottweil 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...

    Rotwyl
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10760

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Vaihingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Vaihingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10761

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Besigheim

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

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

    Besigheim
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10763

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

  • Matthäus Merian:  Balingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Balingen with the castles Hohenzollern and Schalksburg in background by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in...

    Balingen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    10764

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

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