Original Antique Map of Austria

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Antique map titled 'Austriae Archiducatus pars superior in omnes ejusdem'. Spectacular large map of Upper and Lower Austria between Passau and Wien with figurative cartouche and armorial vignette. Printed on two sheets and joined. Published by N. Visscher.

The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1690

Overall size: 89 x 52.8 cm.