By Appt. Alamo, CA 94507 , United States Call Seller 925.272.8170


A Hand Colored 17th Century Visscher Map "Hollandiae" Southern Holland

$ 1,275
  • Description
    A hand colored 17th century map of the southern portions of Holland by Nicolaus (Nicolas) Visscher II entitled "Hollandiae pars Meridionalis, vulgo Zuyd-Holland", published in Amsterdam in 1678. The map shows the region between Breda, Heusden, Gornichem, Gouda, Dordrecht, and Willemstad. It includes a decorative cartouche in the lower left corner.

    The map is presented in an attractive maple colored wood frame with gold trim and a fabric mat. The map is in very good condition.

    The Visscher family were one of the great cartographic families of the 17th century. Begun by Claes Jansz Visscher (1587-1652) and continued by his son Nicolaes (1618-1679), grandson Nicolaes II (1649-1702) and then by his grandson’s widow, Elizabeth until her death in 1726. The Visschers were prolific publishers, producing individual maps and also atlases made up to their customers’ specifications. They are commonly regarded as second only to the Blaeu family, among Dutch mapmakers, for the high quality of engraving and decoration, and the geographical accuracy of their many maps.
  • More Information
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 571109
  • Dimensions
    W. 30.13 in; H. 26.63 in; D. 88 in;
    W. 76.53 cm; H. 67.64 cm; D. 223.52 cm;
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Timeless Intaglio is an online gallery of rare and collectable antiquarian prints, maps and books. Although we specialize in all forms of vintage printed works on paper, the majority were created with the intaglio method of transferring ink from a plate, usually copper, to paper with a technique utilizing pressure generated by a press. Email us directly:

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