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Brussels (Brussel - Bruxelles) by J. Boisseau. c. 1668


Profil de la ville de Bruxelles Siege et Residance des Ducs de Brabant.

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Item Number:  25574
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Belgium - Cities
References: Pastoureau - See Boisseau 1 #29

Old map - panoramic view of Brussels (Brussel - Bruxelles) by Jean Boisseau.

At bottom right: A Paris sur le Quay de l'horloge du Palais / Chez F. D[L]a Pointe.

Second edition published by F. Lapointe.

With key to locations.

Date of the first edition: 1648
Date of this map: c. 1668

Copper engraving, on two sheets, joined.

Engraver: Hugues Picart.
Size (not including margins): 28 x 71cm (10.9 x 27.7 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A
References: See Pastoureau, Boisseau 1, 29.

Separate publication. Second edition published by F. Lapointe.

François Lépine (dit Lapointe), was a French draughtsman and engraver who signed himself Lapointe. He engraved maps for Duval, De Fer, Sanson and pierre Mariette II.

C. 1668, he republished a number of panoramic views of Boisseau.