Antique Maps by Pieter Schenk (*1655 - 1718)

Pieter Schenk, a Dutch engraver and publisher, was born 1655 in Elberfeld, Germany. He settled to Amsterdam and became a scholar of Gerhard Valck. He married Valck's sister in 1687. Afterwards, the Valck and Schenk families where active as print sellers, publishers and printers of maps, atlases and architectural drawings as well globes. The published atlases mainly based on reworked plates of Visscher, Sanson and Janssonius. He died in 1718.
  • 1752 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Carte von Ertzgebürgischen Creysse in Churfurstenthum Sachssen mit allen derinnen befindlichen...

    Pieter Schenk, Amsterdam, 1752-56

    Monumental historical mining map of Saxony and the Erzgebirge by Pieter Schenk after Adam Friedrich Zürner. The large and detailed engraved map shows the Erzgebirge district with Dresden, Freiberg,...

    Carte von Ertzgebürgischen Creysse in Churfurstenthum Sachssen mit allen...
    12589

    Old coloured map of the Ore Mountains, Erzgebirge. Printed in Amsterdam by Pieter Schenk in 1752.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  De Oude-Stads-Herberg

    circa 1700

    View of building in Amsterdam. From "Afbeelding der voornaamste gebouwen van Amsterdam" by Pieter Schenk.

    De Oude-Stads-Herberg
    10019

    Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Nautical Museum, Amsterdam. Printed circa 1700.

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  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Templum Insulare

    circa 1700

    View of building in Amsterdam. From "Afbeelding der voornaamste gebouwen van Amsterdam" by Pieter Schenk.

    Templum Insulare
    10021

    Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Templum Insulare, Amsterdam. Printed circa 1700.

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  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Templum Septentrionale

    circa 1700

    View of building in Amsterdam. From "Afbeelding der voornaamste gebouwen van Amsterdam" by Pieter Schenk.

    Templum Septentrionale
    10020

    Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Templum Septentrionale, Amsterdam. Printed circa 1700.

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  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder des so offt benanten, und...

    P. Schenk, 1700-10

    Rare original edition of the famous fantasy map of Utopia.Schlaraffenland means Land of Cockaigne in German and represents a country of idleness and luxury. This is a totally imaginary...

    Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder...
    12421

    Old coloured map of Utopia, Land of Cockaigne. Printed by P. Schenk in 1700.

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