Zwolle Antique Engraving Swoll Holland by Merian 1699
Description: Old engraving of Zwolle (Swoll) shows the city in bird eye view. The print is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Map maker: 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.
Origin: Topographia Germaniae and the Theatrum Europaeum under the name Merian Erben (i.e. Merian Heirs).
Size: Sheet app.: 38 X 19 cm. 15 X 7.5 inches Image app.: 31 X 11 cm, 12.25 X 4.25 inches Condition: Excellent with narrow borders.