This print shows the map of Andalucia, Andalusien, Cordoba, Sevilla, Costa del Sol, Marbella in Spain and a small part of Portugal. Latin text on reverse.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: Engraving / hand coloured on handlaid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 64.5 x 54 cm (25.39 x 21.26 inch). Image size: 49.5 x 38 cm. (19.49 x 14.96 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Fold as published. Ghosting from colouring and rear text. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MAP-ANDALUCIA-SEVILLA-CORDOBA-SPAIN-COSTA DEL SOL-PORTUGAL | RB-T.29-LARGE
This attractive print was published in Amsterdam ca 1640.
Biography engraver: Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638), was a Dutch cartographer, atlas maker and publisher. He had two sons, Johannes and Cornelis Blaeu, who continued their father’s mapmaking and publishing business after his death in 1638.