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L Isle, de Guillaume (1626 - 1757) Paris
Carte de la Hongrie et des Pays qui en dependoient autrefois.
Artist: L Isle de Guillaume ( - 1757) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1745. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 47 x 65; - description: Map shows Hungary, Transilvania, Bosnia, Dalmatia, Sebia, Bulgaria, Walachia, Moldavia. - vita of the artist: Guillaume De L isle (1626- 1757) Paris, was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe and the newly explored Americas and Africa. De L isle was admitted into the French Académie Royale des Sciences, an institution financed by the French state. After that date, he signed his maps with the title of ?Géographe de l?Académie? Five years later, he moved to the Quai de l?Horloge in Paris, a true publishing hub where his business prospered. De L isle?s ascension through the ranks culminated in 1718 when he received the title of Premier Géographe du Roi. His new office consisted in teaching geography to the Dauphin, King Louis XIV?s son, a task for which he received a salary. De L sle?s reputation as a man of science probably helped .This supports the claim of the historian Mary Sponberg Pedley, who says ?once authority was established, a geographer?s name might retain enough value to support two or three generations of mapmakers? In De L isle?s case, it could be said that his accomplishments surpassed his father?s. Up to that point, he had drawn maps not only of European countries, such as Italy, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, Poland, and regions such as the Duchy of Burgundy, but he had also contributed to the empire?s claims to recently explored continents o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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