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Gerardus Mercator Natus Rupelmundiae … Iudocus Hondius Natus in Pago Flandriae dicto Wackene

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Article ID T0134
Artist Mercator-Van den Keere
Daughter from Hendric and sister von Pete van den Keere, she came from the famous carthographical family -van den Keere of Netherlands. She married the carthographer Jodocus Hondius and made a portrait of him together with Gerardus Mercator.
Title Gerardus Mercator Natus Rupelmundiae … Iudocus Hondius Natus in Pago Flandriae dicto Wackene
Year ca. 1610
Description
Engraved double portrait of Mercator and Hondius. Famous double-portrait of two of the most important map makers Gerardus Mercator and Jodocus Hondius, seated in front of a wall map of Europe surrounded by atlases, globes and measuring instruments. The portrait was published in several of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas.
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)26,5 x 16,5 cm
ConditionTear perfectly restored
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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