514. [Belgium - Netherlands]

VAN LANGREN, Hendrik Floris. After Michael AITSINGER

Leo Belgicus.

[Amsterdam], P. Kaerius, [1617]

Engr., 36,5 x 45 cm, delicately hand-coloured. Very nice copy.

Framed (not unframed).

2nd version, 2nd state of the well-known allegorical map of the Seventeen Provinces represented as a standing Lion, with the imprint of van Langren erased and the imprint of P. Kaerius added. The first general map to emphasise the separation of the northern and southern parts of the country.
Ref. van der Heijden, Leo Belgicus, p. 38.

€ 6.000 / 8.000

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