Map of Amsterdam in 1500. Casp. Commelin 1691. Antique Copper Engraving SOLD

Original antique copper engraving, hand coloured.

“AMSTERDAM vertoonde zich aldus inden Jare 1500.”

Title in Dutch in ribbon in the top. Left under legenda 1- 41 in six rows. With the bird-eye map  of Amsterdam in1544 after the famous painting by Cornelis Anthoniszn from 1536, nowadays shown in the Amsterdam Historical Museum and issued first as a wood-engraving in 1544. It shows the old city between the Singel and Kloveniersburgwal.

From: Beschrijvinge der Stadt Amsterdam by  CASPARUS COMMELIN – 1691.

Issued in 1693 & 1726 in Amsterdam by Wolfgang,Waasberge etc.


A.E. d’Ailly, Catalogus Amsterdamsche plattegronden Gemeente archief Amsterdam. Number 61.

Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538- 1865. Stadsarchief Amsterdam Page 187-188  Cat. 91 


Format Engraving: 26.5 x 34,5 cm. (10.4 x 13.6  inches.)

Including frame Italian burr-walnut and coloured passe-partout on accid-free paper.

Size with frame: 44,8 x 53 cm. (7.6 x 20.9 inches.)  


WP.066 L