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Gerardus Mercator

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Gerardus Mercator : J.Buys / R.Vinkeles

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Engraved by the Dutch artist, Reiner Vinkeles, Gerard Mercator is shown here in a head and shoulders portrait based on the drawing of Jacob Buys. The portrait was published in this form in a multi-volume Dutch dictionary, which also included portraits of Petrus Bertius and Petrus Plancius.
mapmakers: J.Buys R.Vinkeles
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1787
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 150 x 90
ref: 6368

Price: £ 85

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