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Author: R. van den Hoeye
|Size:||Inches:||40 x 32|
|CM:||100 x 80|
This engraved map is characterized by a border incorporating vignettes, with pictures of the most known Dutch cities as well as a display of the typical fashion worn in those cities. The cities of Dordrecht Delf Amsterdam Rotterdam Alkmaar Enckhutsen are showed on the left side , from the top to the bottom ,as well as the cities of Haarlem Leyden Dergou Den Briel Hoorn Thof van Hollant are instead showed on the right side from the top to the bottom. In addiction , in the bottom level there are a lot of insignia of cities and nobles families.
We remind you to refer to the artistic process shown on the left side or see the video available on the right side referring to the artistic process.
This artistic reproduction of a vintage map was made using modern graphic procedures, but obtaining the results found in the antique copperplate engraving technique, as one can easily find out by lightly rubbing his/her finger on the map. This map, which is an exact reproduction of the original antique, is printed on cotton paper panels which are glued and mounted on a cotton cloth background "a stacchi" (slightly separated from each other), in order to allow for folding and easier transport. Finally, map is water-colored by hand making it a truly unique piece, worthy of the original old print.