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ARIMINENSIA

 

History of Ancient Rimini

Maps and Engravings

 

 

1572
Franz Hogenberg
ARIMINUM VALIDUM ET MUNITUM ROMANDIOLAE OPP[IDUM]
 from
Civitates Orbis Terrarum
Coloniae Agrippinae,
1572, vol. IV, Urbium Praecipuarum Totius Mundi

copper engraving, mm. 464 x 306

 

This view of the Town of Rimini is the first to corresponde with the historical reality of that age and and it is was afterwards copied by other editors and engravers
Between 1572 and 1617 Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Franz Hogenberg (1535-1590) published six volumes, containing about 530 maps of mostly European cities. Georg Braun was the editor of this series, and Franz Hogenberg was the most important engraver. They relied mainly on existing maps, but also on maps made by drawings made by the Antwerp artist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600), who had travelled through most of Western Europe. After Joris Hoefnagel's death his son Jakob continued the work for the Civitates

 

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