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Abissinia, doue sono le Fonti del Nilo..

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Article ID AF0295
Artist Coronelli (1650-1718)
Coronelli Vincenzo, (1650 – 1718). He was a cosmographer, geographer, biographer, encyclopedist, globe maker, inventor and an expert of engeneering and hydraulics. Extraordinarily versatile mind and an extremely tireless man, he produced more than 140 pieces in different genres. At the age of 15, he entered the Franciscan Order, which he then guided as Gran Generale from 1699. He became famous as geographer and mathematician, awakening the interest in these subjects in Italy at the end of the XVII century.
Title Abissinia, doue sono le Fonti del Nilo..
Year ca. 1695
Description Map shows total Ethiopia ( Abissinia), on inset map the river Nil.
Place of Publication Venice
Dimensions (cm)45 x 60
ConditionVery good
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print


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