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France Old Prints, Rue Somme France Rue by Merian 1659

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Aerial view of the fortification and town Rue Somme France and the Chapelle du Saint-Esprit.

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Rue Somme France Antique Original Print Rue Merian 1659

Title: Rue.

Engraved by Johan Peeters.

Description: Aerial view of the fortification and town Rue Somme France and the Chapelle du Saint-Esprit.
Hand colored 17th century copperplate engraving print.

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

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:
Image app.: 31 x 9.5 cm. 12.25 x 3.75 inches + borders.
Condition: Very good. Fold as published. Short lower border.