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Americae  Nova Descriptio by N. Visscher

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Americae Nova Descriptio by N. Visscher

Author: N. Visscher

Year/Period: 1652

Size:Inches:31 x 24
CM:77 x 60

Price: $539.99


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During the 17th century, Nicolaus Visscher, earned his place among the experts that contributed to a of rebirth and map making splendor.

We remind you to refer to the artistic process shown on the left side or watch the video available in the section video.



Engraving Information:

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.