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ISRAEL PALESTINE HOLY LAND 1744 SEUTTER/LOTTER ANTIQUE COPPER ENGRAVED CHART
ISRAEL-PALESTINE-HOLY-LAND-1744-SEUTTER-LOTTER-ANTIQUE-COPPER-ENGRAVED-CHART
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Terra Sancta vocata quae olim XII Tribus hoc autem Aevo in VI Provinc. Distincta ... 

Description: Striking and hightly detailed copper engraved chart of the Holy Land, among the 12 Tribes and divided into 6 provinces. In the upper left near the title cartouche Pharaoh''s daughter discovers Moses in the River Nile. On the lower right, an inset map shows the Exodus, the sacrifice of Isaac and the anointing of David.
Date: 1744 ( undated )
Source: Georg Matthäus Seutter Atlas minor præcipua orbis terrarum imperia, regna et provincias. [Augsburg: Seutter, 1744].
Dimension: Paper size approx.: cm 25,6 x 20,3
Condition: Very strong and dark impression on strong paper. Map sticked on old paper on the verso. Original colors. All the margins missed. Small foxing and browning. Paper with waterstains. Conditions are as you can see in the images.    
Cartographer: Georg Matthaus Seutter (1647 - 1756) was one of the most important and prolific German map publishers of the 18th century. Seutter started his career as an apprentice brewer. Apparently uninspired by the beer business, Seutter left his apprenticeship and moved to Nuremberg where he apprenticed as an engraver under the tutelage of the prominent J. B. Homann. Sometime in the early 1700s Seutter left Homann to establish his own independent cartographic publishing firm in Augsburg. Though he struggled in the early years of his independence, Seutter's engraving skill and commitment to diversified map production eventually gained him a substantial following. Most of Seutter's maps were heavily based upon, if not copies of, earlier work done by the Homann and Delisle firms. By 1732 Seutter was one of the most prolific publishers of his time and was honored by the German Emperor Karl VI with the title of "Imperial Geographer". Suetter continued to publish until his death, at the height of his career, in 1757. The Seutter firm sadly fell into the hands of Seutter's wastrel son Albrecht Carl Seutter who did little to advance the firm until in own death in 1762. Following Albrecht's death, the firm was divided between the established Probst firm and the emerging firm of Tobias Conrad Lotter. Lotter, Matthaus Seutter's son in law, was a master engraver and worked tirelessly on behalf of the Suetter firm. It is Lotter, who would eventually become one of the most prominent cartographers of his day, and his descendents, who are generally regarded as the true successors to Matthaus Seutter. (Ritter, M. Seutter, Probst and Lotter: An Eighteenth-Century Map Publishing House in Germany., "Imago Mundi", Vol. 53, (2001), pp. 130-135.).
Cartographer:  Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717 - 1777) was a German engraver and map publisher. He married the daughter of prominent map publisher Matthaus Seutter, the Elder. Upon Seutter's retirement Lotter took control of the firm and republished many of his maps with minor updated and changes. In time, Lotter became one of the most prominent mid 18th century map publishers working in the German school. After his death in 1777, the firm was taken over by his son, Mathias Albrecht Lotter who republished and updated many of his father's maps.
 
 
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