Welcome to East Indies Art

Cart

Map of the World c.1685

Rp 480,000

Attractive late 17th century map of the world, originally published by the famous Dutch cartographer and publisher Nicolaes Visscher. This iconic map is regarded as the master forerunner of a number of highly decorative Dutch world maps produced throughout the remainder of the century. Distinctive attractiveness found in the border decorations showing dramatical classical scenes representing “the rape of Persephone”, “Zeus being carried across the heavens in an eagle-drawn chariot”, “Poseidon commanding his entourage”, and “Demeter receiving the fruits of the Earth”.This highly decorative piece of art includes a set of smaller polar hemispheric projections at the top and bottom of the map.

size image: 48 cm x 40 cm

Clear
Compare
SKU: N/A Category: Tags: , ,

Share this product

Frame

please contact us for framing options

size

H 48 cm x W 40 cm

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Map of the World c.1685”