1565 – S. Munster – Eyfalia

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Title:                      “Eyfalia”​

Description:
Spectacular ​woodcut of mythical sea monster eating a man and another runs for his life. Verso south-oriented map shows the course of the Rhine from Ingelheim, Bonn and Cologne to Dusseldorf with the Hunsrück and Eifel, Germany.

The woodcut comes from the French edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “La Cosmographie Universelle, contenant la situation de toutes les parties du monde, auecleurs proprietez & appartenances”, engraved by Urs Graf, published  by Heinrich Petri in Basel, 1565.
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Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:              19,5 x 30,7 cm
Year:                       1565
Technique:            woodcut

Condition:
Good, original condition, no restorations or cleaning. Brownish spot present.

This is an original antique woodcut published in 1565 and NOT a modern copy or reprint

 

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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