BG-12834-3

Antique Map of the region of Albi by Merian (1663)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding line, minor wear. Blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1663
  • Overall size: 38.5 x 32 cm.
  • Image size: 35 x 25 cm.
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.. Antique Map of the region of Albi by Merian (1663)

Description: Antique map titled 'Carte du Diocese d'Alby'. Original antique map of the region of Albi in Southern France. This map originates from 'Topographia Galliae dat is eene algemeene en bysondere naukeurige lant en plaets beschrivinge (..)' published 1663.

Artists and Engravers: Caspar Merian (1627-1686) was one of the most important German topographical engravers and publishers in the Baroque period. He was the son and pupil of his father Matthaeus Merian the elder (1593-1650) and his first wife Maria Magdalena - de Bry. His brother was Matthaeus the younger. The artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) was his half sister from his fathers second wife Johanna Sibylla Catharina.