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Striking portrait of Mercator and Hondius

€1,700.00

Title: Striking portrait of Mercator and Hondius
Description: This famous portrait of two of the most important mapmakers during the Golden Age of Dutch cartography was engraved by Coletta Hondius, as a tribute to her late husband, shortly after his death. Gerard Mercator is shown with his successor, Jodocus Hondius, seated at a table surrounded by the implements of their trade. The portrait is set within an elaborate strapwork framework that includes a wall map of Europe. Verso D

Specific product properties:
Year: ca. 1610
Publisher: ----
Colour: uncoloured
Condition: very fine

Measurements:
Length:
380 mm
Width:
445 mm
  • Number: 1710047 (2423)
  • Dealer: Dieter Duncker / The Netherlands







 
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