PCT-61930

Byzondere afbeelding der landschappen (..) - Calmet (c.1725)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching. on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Edges browned. One small spot lower right just above the c of Africa. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1725
  • Overall size: 18,5 x 15,7 inch
  • Image size: 17,2 x 12,4 inch
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Byzondere afbeelding der landschappen, van de Apostelen bevaren en doorwandelt, om het Evangelium J.C.te prediken.' - Scarce map of the Mediterranean and contiguous parts of Europe, Africa and the Middle East, illustrating the travels of Paul between the Holy Land and Rome, through the Mediterranean.

Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Augustin Calmet' after an anonymous artist. Antoine Augustin Calmet (1672-1757), French Benedictine.