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LE LOYER, J. - Carte générale du diocèse d’Anjou faicte par les soins, frais et diligence de messire Guy Arthaud, docteur en théologie, archidiacre et chanoine d’Angers, desseignée par Mre Jean Le Loyer.

LE LOYER, J. -  Carte générale du diocèse d’Anjou faicte par les soins, frais et diligence de messire Guy Arthaud, docteur en théologie, archidiacre et chanoine d’Angers, desseignée par Mre Jean Le Loyer.
LE LOYER, J. - Carte générale du diocèse d’Anjou faicte par les soins, frais et diligence de messire Guy Arthaud, docteur en théologie, archidiacre et chanoine d’Angers, desseignée par Mre Jean Le Loyer.
Date: 1652
Size: 630 x 760 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: Engraved in 4 sheets joined. In its original folds. Beautiful copy.

Description

Rare map of the Duchy of Anjou by Jean Le loyer commissioned by Archdeacon Guy Arthaud. "Engraved and engraved by Jean de l'Aigle Parisien aged 13. It is dedicated to the Duke of Anjou and adorned with a beautiful title cartouche decorated with the coat of arms of the dedicatee. It is also adorned with 4 other cartouches. In a cartouche annexed to his General Map of the Diocese of Anjou, Jean Le Loyer includes an interesting map of Angers, provided with a legend but still drawn according to the method of cavalier views. The map of the Duchy of Anjou was drawn up according to the observations made in each place, each place being even visited twice: “No town, passage de note, abbey, stream or notable estang, ny forest has been omitted. . ”The names of the abbeys are followed by letters making it possible to distinguish the abbeys of men, of girls, of the order of Saint-Benoît, Saint-Augustin, Cîteaux and Prémontré.
1,000€
  • Reference N°: 64372
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