Tramezzino’s rare map of Flanders in original colour
By TRAMEZZINO, Michele, BOS, Jacob and LANGE, Otto, 1555
Flandriae Recens Exacta Descriptio.
- Author: TRAMEZZINO, Michele, BOS, Jacob and LANGE, Otto
- Publication place: Venice
- Publisher: Michele Tramezzino
- Publication date: 1555.
- Physical description: Engraved map with original hand colour.
- Dimensions: 370 by 500mm. (14.5 by 19.75 inches).
- Inventory reference: 12298
Single-sheet derivative of Gerard Mercator’s rare wall-map of Flanders on four sheets, published circa 1540. Tramezini’s map is the first derivative of Mercator’s influential work. The original, one of the earliest productions of this great cartographer, is known in only one example.