2317 Homann, Johann Baptist Regni Daniae in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et .. 1730

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Northern Europe / Denmark
Nordeuropa / Dänemark
J.B. Homann
ca. 1730

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J.B. Homann
ca. 1730
copperplate engraving
56,3 x 48,3 cm

A beautiful and detailed map of Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein and the southern coast of Sweden. The large and decorative cartouche at the top right has the coat of arms of Denmark. Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was the cartographer of The Holy Roman Empire from 1715 and a member of the Prussian Royal Academy of Sciences. His work would be continued after his death by a company called The Homman Heirs. He is often referred to as the most famous German map maker of the 18th century Reference Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmaker, Early World Press, 2004, p 361-362


J.B. Homann
ca. 1730
56,3 x 48,3 cm

Schöne Karte von Dänemark mit Schleswig-Holstein und der südlichen Küste Schwedens. Besonders detailliert und original koloriert. Sehr dekorative und große unkolorierte Figurenkartusche. Drei Meilenzeiger. Johann Baptist Homann wurde bezeichnet als "der berühmteste deutsche Kartenmacher des 18. Jahrhunderts" - John Goss.

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SKU 2317
delivery time ca. 5-10 days

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