Map of Amsterdam in 1544 by Jan Wagenaar - Anno 1760


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Original antique copperengraving with the map of Amsterdam in 1544.
“Amsterdam, geconterfeyt door Cornelis Anthoniszoon, Schilder en uitghegeven in het jaer 1544.”  
Title in Dutch under the engraving. The engraving shows Amsterdam in Birdseye –View after the famous painting by Cornelis Anthoniszn from 1536, nowadays shown in the Amsterdam Museum. Published as engraving first in 1544. It shows the old city between the Singel and Kloveniersburgwal.
From: Geschiedenis van Amsterdam (History of Amsterdam)  by JAN WAGENAAR.
Published circa 1760 in Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion, bookseller on the Kalverstraat near the Dam in Amsterdam.
Literature:
A.E.d’Ailly, Catalogus Amsterdamsche plattegronden. Gemeente archief Amsterdam. Number 64.
Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538- 1865 Stadsarchief Amsterdam Page 240 Cat.122

Format engraving: 26,5 x 31,3 cm. (10.4 x 12,3 inches.)
With burr-walnut frame and coloured acid-free passe-partout.
Height: 50 cm. (19.7 inches.)
Width:  46 cm. (18.1 inches.)


Material
Copper engraving
Reference
WP.060L
Price
Price on request
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