"[Frontispiece]", Keulen, Johannes van
Period: 1734 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
13.5 x 23.2 inches
34.3 x 58.9 cm
Stunning copper engraving showing Neptune using a celestial globe. He is surrounded by the female representations of the continents with a lion, bull and camel sleeping at their feet. In the heavens a male figure appears to be riding a cloud. Below the engraving is the advertisement for van Keulen giving his profession and address. A few scattered tiny worm holes. Later color with gold highlights.