"Hollandorum Genius, Instituta et Negotia", Scherer, Heinrich
Subject: Title Page
Period: 1703 (published)
Publication: Atlas Marinus
Color: Hand Color
7.4 x 9.5 inches
18.8 x 24.1 cm
Fine pictorial title page designed by Johannes Degler and engraved by Joseph a' Montalegre. The chapters of the "Atlas Marinus" were devoted to the sea-going nations of the world. This scene depicts a busy dock and harbor filled with exotic people and goods from around the world reflecting the Dutch trade dominance. Four putti hold the charming baroque cartouche.
Close binding trim at side margin.