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Gerard DE JODE (1509-1591).
Nova Totius Galliae Descriptio
[Antwerp, circa ], 1579. Copper engraved map sheet with full contemporary colour and silver highlights, with no text on verso, recently remounted upon a larger sheet of paper with added French lines in gilt and blue (Very Good, excellent original colour, map trimmed to neatline as it was once bound in a contemporary atlas factice), map proper: 35 x 49 cm (13.8 x 19.3 inches). FRANCE: Nova Totius Galliae Descriptio. A stunning example of a separately issued de Jode map of France was coloured in the late 16th century in the style of the frescoes of the Gallery of Maps in Vatican. Author: Gerard DE JODE (1509-1591). This is a beautiful example of a great classic map of France by Gerard de Jode. This example, corresponding the 1578 state, was published separately without text on the back and bound in an atlas factice. It was originally coloured with a magnificent late 16th full hand colour, close to the frescoes of the Gallery of Maps in Vatican, which were made between 1580-1583. Such colouring, which is more typical for the murals, and is seldom seen on works of paper. It is amongst the most decorative 16th century colouring we have encountered. Separately Published Maps by de Jode - This ia a separately issued edition without text on the back, corresponding to the state, published in 1578 atlas Speculum Orbis Terrarum by Gerard de Jode. As most of the 1578 de Jode maps were issued with text on the back in an atlas, examples were also sold by the author separately without the text (Shirley, p. 51, no. 119; KOEMAN, Atlantes Neerlandici, vol. 2, p. 206). De Jode’s grand project … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Libraire: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor [München, Germany]
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