REGNI DANIAE.

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Johann Baptist Homann


Regni Daniae.

Copper plate engraving handcolored, c.1730.
Image size 19 1/16 x 22 1/8" (483 x 561 mm) plus margins.
Good condition with original wash color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 15604
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by Johann B. Homann/Homann heirs, Nuremberg.
Homan was a German engraver and publisher who established himself and his family in Nuremberg in 1702. He published his first atlas, "Atlas Novus" in 1707, and in recognition of this achievement, he was elected to the Berlin Academy of Sciences. In 1715 Homann was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. Homann died in 1724 and his business was continued by his family under the name Homann's Heirs into the late 18th century. Homann's map are generally finely engraved, although often in a rather heavy handed style. Maps

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