Pl.72 Harlingen - Coronelli (1706)

  • Technic: Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Left margin reinforced using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. Tiny stain in the lower margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1706
  • Overall size: 13 x 17.5 cm
  • Image size: 8.9 x 12.7 cm

87,50 €

Description: This scarse original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Teatro della Guerra' by P. Coronelli, 1706.

Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Vincenzo Maria (Padre) Coronelli (1650-1718): Father Corronelli was a Franciscan priest, who spend most of his life in Venice. He was a noted theologian and was appointed as Father General of his order in 1699. At that time he was already famous as a mathematician, cartographer and globe maker. He was very infuential, compiled and engraved over 500 maps. His most well known work is the 2-volume 'Atlante Veneto' but is is equally well known for his very large terrestrial and celestial globes. One, 15 feet in diameter he made for Louis XIV of France.