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1699 ANTIQUE ENGRAVING. ZWOLLE HOLLAND BY MERIAN
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Zwolle Antique Engraving Swoll Holland by Merian 1699

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Old engraving of Zwolle (Swoll) shows the city in bird eye view.

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Zwolle Antique Engraving Swoll Holland by Merian 1699

Title: Swoll

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.