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Dicatus illustrissimo, atque Excelentissimo Domino domino Jacobo Macello In Serenissima Venetianrum Republica Senatori Amplissimo
Artist: Coronelli Vicenzo Maria ( - 1718) Venice; issued in: Venice; date: ca 1680 1650 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restoration at lower centerfold; - size (in cm): 45 x 60; - description: Map shows the old world in a hemisphere, with the zodiac and temperatur zones outside the hemisphere; -vita of the artist: Coronelli Vincenzo, (1650 ñ 1718)He was a cosmographer, geographer, biographer, encyclopedist, globe maker, inventor and an expert of engeneering and hydraulics. Extraordinarily versatile mind and an extremely tireless man, he produced more than 140 pieces in different genres. At the age of 15, he entered the Franciscan Order, which he then guided as Gran Generale from 1699. He became famous as geographer and mathematician, awakening the interest in these subjects in Italy at the end of the XVII century.
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