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Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Title: Pascarte van Europa Beginnende vande Canael tot aen Spitbergen, en van Ysland tot aen Nova Zemla . . .
Published in: Amsterdam, after 1666
   
Size: 20.4 x 23.1 inches.
51.9 x 58.6 cm.
Coloring:

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: In very fine condition. A good and dark impression. Some winkles next to center fold.
Cartouche, town spots are lavishly heightened with gold ! and figures in title cartouche coloured in grisaille. Margins very mildly browned.

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An eye-catching chart of northern Europe with coastline from northern Russia to the Dutch English Channel in the south. Good detail on Iceland. North to the top.
In upper left corner inset map of Spitzbergen.

Illuminated manuscripts had often been produced in pen and wash with a very limited colour range, and many artists such as Jean Pucelle and Matthew Paris specialized in such work, which had been especially common in England since Anglo-Saxon times.
Renaissance artists such as Mantegna and Polidoro da Caravaggio often used grisaille as a classicizing effect, either in imitation of the effect of a classical sculptured relief, or of Roman painting.

In the Low Countries a continuous tradition of grisaille paintings can be traced from Early Netherlands painting to Martin Heemskerck, Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Hendrik Goltzius, the circle of Rembrandt, and Jan van Goyen.
Only a very limited number of map coloured in grisaille are know. It is known that the master colourist Dirk Jansz. Van Santen used this technique.
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The map is in a strictly contemporary colouring and of the highest level.
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