Description: Antique print titled 'Die Statt Cusco so die furnemste in Landt Peru ist.' Bird's eye view of Cusco (or Cuzco), a city in Peru and the principal city of the region and province. This print originates from Sebastian Munster's 'Cosmographia, Beschreibung aller Lender'.
Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Sebastian Munster, a German cartographer, cosmographer and Christian scholar. He is best known for Cosmographia, the earliest German description of the world (in 6 parts. He was also the author of Horologiographia, Organum Uranicum and Rudimenta Mathematica. The woodcuts in this publication were made by a group of artists, among which Hans Holbein, Conrad Schnitt, David Kandel and Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch.
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