Copperplate engraving on laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 30.8 x 20.9 cm. The image size is ca. 27.4 x 16.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12.1 x 8.2 inch. The image size is ca. 10.8 x 6.5 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Lannoy’ – Bird’s eye view of Lannoy in France with two coats of arms. Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Joan Blaeu’. Joan Blaeu (1596-1673) was a Dutch cartographer. He was born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu. In 1620 he became a doctor of law but he joined the work of his father. In 1635 they published the Atlas Novus in two volumes. Joan and his brother Cornelius took over the studio after their father died in 1638. Joan became the official cartographer of the Dutch East India Company. Around 1649 Joan Blaeu published a collection of Dutch city maps named Tooneel der Steeden (Views of Cities). In 1662 he reissued the atlas with 11 volumes, and one for oceans. It was also known as Atlas Maior.
Condition: Excellent, given age. Creasing in the left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-VIEW-COAT OF ARMS-LANNOY-FRANCE-BLAEU