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Blaeu’s Map of the Venetian Territories

SKU: 7643
£600.00

Title:
Blaeu’s Map of the Venetian Territories

Date of publication:
1640

Printed Measurement:
38.5 x 50 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Joannes Blaeu
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu
  • Dominio Veneto nell’ Italia

    Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cm, original hand-colour, browning and spotting, Latin text on verso; map of the Venetian territories.

    The Blaeu firm was official cartographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and Blaeu globes were carried on all VOC vessels; its map-making was of the highest quality at a time when the Low Countries were at the forefront of the international market.
    Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Bl 36B