"Ultraiectini Dominii Tabula…", Wit, Frederick de
Period: 1690 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22 x 18 inches
55.9 x 45.7 cm
This large, bold map is centered on Utrecht, and shows the countryside reaching to Amsterdam, Amersfoort and Schoonhoven. The map presents a fabulous view of the extensive canall systems and polders of theregion. It is decorated with a figurative cartouche topped with a coat of arms and scale of miles surrounded with cherubs and merfolk. A small compass rose orients the map with north in the lower right corner.
Truly lovely, original color and a sharp impression. Scattered spots and staining throughout. Archival tissue reinforcing two spots on the centerfold.