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Artist:     Gerard Valck (1651 - Amsterdam - 1726) and Leonard Valck (1675 London - 1755 Amsterdam)
Title:     Antique Map "Russia Alba sive Moscovia" cooper etching , ca. 1700
Item ID   2547
Price:     600.00 €


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Hand-coloured cooper etching with antique topographical map of European part of Russia ( original title : " Russia Alba sive Moscovia, regio valde extensa.."), created ca. in 1696-1700 by two famous Dutch kartogrraphs Gerard Valck/Valk (1651 - 1726) and his son Leonard Valck (1675 -1755) and published in London, where father and son worked together and created great map works . The map shows under others from the north : Lake Ladoga, Lake Onega and the White Sea; Podolia and Saratow on the south to theTartaria on the east ; quite detailed central part: Moscow, Vjatka, Belgorod, Perm and others.Map has pleasant general age toning. upper and down margins have some repairs.

 Literature: Thieme/Becker"General Artist Dictionary", Leipzig, 1999.

Inscription: in Latin titled,and signed on upper margin from image.

Technique: Partly hand-coloured cooper etching on paper , unframed.

Measurements: image w 23 3/4" x h 19 3/4 " (60 x 50 cm).

Condition: in quite good condition, restored edges .

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