11 Mappa Aestiuarum Insularum, alias Barmudas….chenk/ Valk Gerar


Description: 11 Mappa Aestiuarum Insularum, alias Barmudas
Artist Schenk/ Valk Gerard (1655-1718)
Petrus Schenck, (1660 – 1711) was a German engraver and cartographer active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. Valck was married to Maria Bloteling, the sister of the Amsterdam engraver Abraham Bloteling. In 1687 Schenk married Gerard's sister Agatha Valck. In 1694, together with Valck, he bought some of the copperplates of the artdealer and cartographer Johannes Janssonius. Along with Valck and Bloteling, he produced prints for the London market, though it is not known if he ever went there with them.
Title Mappa Aestiuarum Insularum, alias Barmudas…..
Year c. 1700
Decorative map of Bermudas with the islands Grand Bermuda, Somerset Island, Saint George's, index and 3 decorative cartouches and 2 coat of arms.

Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm) 38,5 x 50,5
Condition Very good
Coloring original colored
Technique Copper print
  • Number: 1011578 (AMW145)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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