WALL-MAP THE NETHERLANDS - 1689


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The 17  United States of the Netherlands – ANNO 1689

“ LE DIECISETTE PROVINCIE DE PAESI BASSI

Descritte come presentemente sono diuise tra Francesi, Spagnoli ,et Ollandesi. da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola sudddito e Geografo 

Dell’Altezza Sereniss: di Francesco II Duca di Modena Reggio & Ce.

Edata in luce da Gio Giac. Rossi in Roman olla Pace ,con priu.del S.P.    L’ Anno 1689.

Titel in cartouche top left.

Scale:  circa 1 : 420.000

By : Gio. Giacomo de Rossi , Roma, Anno 1689

Engraved by   Antonio Barbey.  Copperengraving. Four sheets, handcoloured.

Format: 105 x 90 cm. ( 41.3  x  35.4 inches )

Issued  by Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola

This wall-map  is widely known and appriciated because of its large richly decorated cartouche of 45 cm ( 18 inches )

Tis map is dedicated to the grandfather of Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma,

His Grandfather was the famous Duke” Hertog van Parma”, who conquered the Southern Netherlands for Spain from the 

Protestant Northern Netherlands during thieir independant war of 80 years against catholic Spain.

Literature: 

Old Maps of the Netherlands 1548-1794,  by H.A.M. van der Heijden

Shown on page 563, map 179.

In ebonised frame 

 

Material
Paper
Dimensions
121 x 101 cm
Reference
WP.037
Price
Price on request
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