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Merian Matthäus ( 1593 - 1650 ) Frankfurt a.M.
Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geogrphica ac Hydrographica Tabula
Artist: Merian Matthäus ( - 1650 ) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Basle; date: ca 1660 ( Matthäus Merian (1593 ? 1650) born in Basel learned the art of copperplate engraving in Zurich and subsequently worked and studied in Strasbourg Nancy and Paris before returning to Basel in 1615 The following year he moved to Frankfurt Germany where he worked for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry He married his daughter Maria Magdalena 1617 In 1620 they moved back to Basel only to return three years later to Frankfurt where Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death in 1623 In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher He is the father of Maria Sibylla Merian who later pub. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; size (in cm) 26 x 36; Map shows the world with the poles as an insert map. Popular science refers to the period from about the 15th to the 18th centuries. The era is considered to be in the early modern period and is primarily concerned with the knowledge of seafarers and explorers. The idea of the age of discoveries is shaped by seafaring and discoveries overseas. In terms of content, however, it also includes astronomy, which is associated with the names of Tycho Brahe, Nikolaus Kopernikus, Isaac Newton and Johannes Kepler, among others. Giordano Bruno and Galileo Galilei also belong to this group. Not only the seafarers with their discoveries, but also they brought about changes in the world view. Some motifs were religious, e.g. B. that Christianity should be … [Click Below for Full Description]
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