PEETERS/ BOUTTATS/ Mecha in Arabial / Virtual Rare Map Fair
Description: PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.
Title: Mecha in Arabia
Published in: Antwerp, c.1690
Size: 4.1 x 10.0 inches.
10.5 x 25.5 cm.
Condition: Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Mecca in the Makkah province of Saudi Arabia. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).
The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the Habsburg-Ottoman war (1683-1699) and the Ottoman Empire, including Mediterranean views and views of biblical places.
The etchings are done by Gaspar Bouttats, Lucas Vorstermans and Coenraad Lauwers.
Reference: Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol.IV-1, 471:1:Pelagos:471B
- Number: 1630243 (30591)
- Dealer: Paulus Swaen Indian Rocks USA