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Antique Map-ANTWERP-ANVERS-BRABANT-BELGIUM-SCHELDE-Le Roy-1678
- Plate : 'Antverpia, constructionis eius primordia et incrementa.' (Plan of the city of Antwerp in Belgium). With coat of arms of Antwerp and ships on the Schelde river. Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Description: This plate originates from: 'Notitia Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii, Hoc est Urbis et Agri Antverpiensis, Oppidorum, Dominiorum, Monasteriorum, Castellorumque sub eo. (.).' , by J. Le Roy, published by F. Lamminga, Amsterdam 1678. This is a chorographical description of the Margraviate of Antwerp, divided in 10 counties: Antwerp, Ryen, Zandhoven, Herentals, Geel, Hoogstraten, Turnhout and Breda. The plates were later used in other works by this author as well. Jacques Le Roy did extensive archival research, but he is reknown for his iconography for which he employed talented artists like Jacob Van Werden, Frans Ertinger, Wenzel Hollar, Lucas Vorsterman II and others. The engravers in this work include: Henricus Causé (1648-1699), Franz Ertinger (1640-1710), J.Harrewijn, Robert Whitehand, Bouttats, N.Stramot, G. De Bruyn. The imagery is highly reliable. His works were translated in several languages.Artists and Engravers: Author: Jacques Le Roy, also referred to as Jacob or Jacobus, was a Flemish baron, historian and theologian who lived from 1633-1719. The engravers in this work include: Henricus Causé (1648-1699), Franz Ertinger (1640-1710), J.Harrewijn, Robert Whitehand, Bouttats, N.Stramot, G. De Bruyn after drawings by J. Van Croes and other artists mentioned under description. Condition: Excellent given it's age. General age related toning and light staining. Narrow margins and middle fold as issued. Paper edges a bit irregular with very small tears. Two small tears in lower folds, backed. Please study scan. Storage location: A85-02 The overall size is ca. 19.7 x 14.2 inch. The image size is ca. 19.1 x 13 inch. The overall size is ca. 50 x 36 cm. The image size is ca. 48.5 x 33 cm.
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