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Germany Old Prints, Stiege - Oberharz am Brocken by Merian 1659
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Germany Old Prints, Stiege - Oberharz am Brocken by Merian 1659

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Title: Stiege F.B.L. Ambthaus auff dem Hartz.

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Germany Old Prints, Stiege - Oberharz am Brocken by Merian 1659

Title: Stiege F.B.L. Ambthaus auff dem Hartz.

Description: Panoramic view of Stiege - Oberharz am Brocken Germany, the print shows the fortified city and the Civil and Religious buildings of the town. 
17th century engraved print with hand coloring.

Origin: Topographia Germaniae Inferioris. daß ist Beschreibung und Abbildung der vornehmsten Stätten Vöstungen und Öhrter so wohl in Grund als in Prospect in den XVII niederländischen Provintien liegend. Published 1659.

Mapmaker: Matthäus Merian der ältere
(Basel, 22 September 1593 - Bad Schwalbach, 19 June 1650)
Was a notable Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house.
In 1623 Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death.
In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He spent most of his working life in Frankfurt.

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Size:
Sheet app.: 39 x 16 cm. 15.25 x 6.25 inches.
Image app. 36 x 15 cm. 14.25 x 6 inches.
Condition: Fine print view overall good, centerfold as published.