CARTE HISTORIQUE & CRONOLOGIQUE POUR SERVIR A L’HISTOIRE DES PROVINCES-UNIES DES PAIS-BAS.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte Historique & Cronologique pour Servir a l’Histoire des Provinces-Unies des Pais-Bas.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1721
13 1/4 x 17 1/8" (337 x 435 mm) plus wide margins.
Good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36607
Price: $95.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This handsome genealogical chart is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant engravings. Included in the 1721 edition of Atlas Historique, published by Chatelain in Amsterdam, this large sheet is the forty-first illustration in volume one. This highly detailed plate charts the genealogy of the ruling families of Europe who were allied with Holland at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Highly decorative, this impressive genealogical tree is adorned with numerous portrait busts and a lengthy historical text. This fine plate is a wonderful example from Chatelain’s important text. Maps

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