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Spectandum dedit Ortelius mortalib..

This famous portrait, engraved by Galle, was included in Ortelius' atlases from 1579 onwards.The title translation is By looking, Ortelius gave to mortal beings the world...

$550 / ≈ €517
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1580

 

(Portrait of Abraham Ortelius)

The famous head and shoulder portrait of Ortelius aged 50, engraved by Philippe Galle, included in his atlas. famous cartographer born in Antwerp and, after studying Gree...

$700 / ≈ €658
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .

Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, a...

$450 / ≈ €423
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Antwerp, c.1595

 

Gerardus Mercator Imprimis nostro

Portrait of Gerard Mercator taken from " Imagines L. doctorum virorum Galle, P. Imagines L. doctorum virorum, qui bene de studiis literarum merure, cum singulorum el...

$250 / ≈ €235
Publisher: GALLE, P.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

Wolgangus Lazius Historic Caesare.

Very decorative portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium". Wolfgan...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place, Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492

Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, &quo...

$500 / ≈ €470
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place, Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

Joan Schonerus Mathematicus.

Very decorative portrait of Johannes Schöner (January 16, 1477 in Karlstadt am Main – January 16, 1547 in Nürnberg), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and publis...

$400 / ≈ €376
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place, Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

Sebastienus Munsterus.

Rare copper engraved portrait of Sebastian Münster (1488 – 1552) by Henricus Hondius (1573-1666) of The Hague. Published in Jacob Verheiden: "Praestantium aliquot...

$450 / ≈ €423
Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Place, Date: The Hague, 1602

 

Theodorus Galle, Calcographus Anterpiæ.

Portrait of Theodorus Galle engraved by Lucas Vorsterman. Lucas Vorsterman was a Baroque engraver. He worked with the artists Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, as w...

$150 / ≈ €141
Publisher: VOSTERMAN, L.
Place, Date: Antwerp, ca. 1645

 

Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII

Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up a business there with his sister,...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Antwerp, c.1650

 

P. Famiano Strada.

Portrait of Famiano Strada, published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso. Famiano Strada (1572–1649) was a Jesuit writer, who was bor...

$120 / ≈ €113
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Venice, 1666

 

Nicolas Bion Ingenieur du Roy . . .

Copper engraved portrait of Nicolas Bion, engraved by Nicolas II de Larmessin (1632-1694). Bion was a French mathematician and maker of globes and scientific instruments....

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: DE LAMERSSIN II, N.
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1690

 

Alexius Hubertus Iaillot, Regis christianissimi geographus ordinarius, 1698.

Portrait of Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, half-length directed to left, looking to front, his left arm resting on a pedestal, wearing periwig, jacket and cloak, holding compass ...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: VOSTERMAN, L.
Place, Date: Paris, 1698

 

Jean De Sacro Busto.

Portrait of Johannes de Sacro Bosco c. 1195 – c. 1256), a scholar, monk and astronomer who was a teacher at the University of Paris. He wrote a short astronomy textbook...

$150 / ≈ €141
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: France, ca. 1700

 

Christophorus Columbus Liguriensis Indiarum Primus Inventor Anno MCCCCXCII.

Portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-western Italy. Under th...

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: PASSE, C.
Place, Date: Antwerp, c.1700

 

Petrus Apianus Leisnicensis.

Rare copper engraved portrait of Petrus Apianus (1495 – 1552) by Wolfgang Philipp Kilian. Peter Apian, was a German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astron...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: KILIAN, W.
Place, Date: Augsburg, ca.. 1700

 

Alexius Hubertus Jaillot . . .

Copper engraving portrait of Alexis Hubert Jaillot (ca. 1632- 1712) holding a folio atlas in right hand and compass in left, more books behind. Engraved by Cornelis Marti...

$800 / ≈ €752
Publisher: VERMEULEN.
Place, Date: Paris, ca 1700

 

Henricus Hondius.

Portrait of Henricus Hondius. Fredericus Bouttats fecit, Ioan Meyssens excud.

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: BOUTTATS, F.
Place, Date: Antwerpen, 1700

 

Ticho-Braché . . .

Uncommon portrait of Tycho Brahe, (1546 - 1601) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741). Brahe was a Danish astronomer whose wor...

$150 / ≈ €141
Publisher: DESROCHERS, E.
Place, Date: Paris, 1720

 

Christophe Colomb . . .

Fine portrait of Christopher Columbus (c.?1451 – 1506) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741).Christopher Columbus was an Ita...

$75 / ≈ €71
Publisher: DESROCHERS, E.
Place, Date: Paris, 1720

 

Mr. Romein De Hooghe.

Portrait of Romein De Hooghe, engraved by Jacobus Houbraken. De Hooghe is known as an engraver, draftsman, painter, sculptor and medalist. He is best known for his politi...

$110 / ≈ €103
Publisher: HOUBRAKEN, J. / BOS, H.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1733

 

[Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .

Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach. Educated at a...

$600 / ≈ €564
Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, c.1740

 

[Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .

Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach. Educated at a...

$650 / ≈ €611
Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, c.1740

 

Sr Walter Ralegh.

Copper engraved portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh (ca. 1554 – 1618) by Jacob Houbraken (1698 – 1780), from Thomas Birch's "The Heads of Ilustrious Persons of Great ...

$350 / ≈ €329
Publisher: HOUBRAKEN, J.
Place, Date: London, John and Paul Knapton, 1743

 

Antoine François Prevost . . .

Portrait of Antoine François Prevost (1697 – 1763), engraved by Ficquet after a design of F.Schmidt.Prevost was born at Hesdin, Artois, and first appears with the full...

$90 / ≈ €85
Publisher: FICQUET
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1750

 

Danton Fridrich Büsching.

Copper engraved portrait of the geographer Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724–1793), engraved by Johann David Schleuen ( (active 1740-1774). Büsching was a celebrated Ger...

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: SCHLEUEN, J.D.
Place, Date: Hamburg, ca. 1770

 

Jacques Cook, Né à Marton dans la province d'York. . .

Steel engraved portrait of James Cook (1728-1779), navigator, born on 27 October 1728 at Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, the son of a Scottish labourer and his Y...

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: GABRIEL.
Place, Date: 1781

 

Alexandre Mackenzie.

Copper engraving portrait of Alexander Mackenzie, engraved by Adam after a design of Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).Mackenzie was born in Stornoway, Scotland, in 1764....

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: ADAM.
Place, Date: London, ca. 1799

 

Dom Vasco Da Gama.

Portrait of Dom Vasco da Gama (c.1460 - 1524) , was a Portuguese explorer. He became famous for being the first European explorer to leave Europe by ship and sail to Indi...

$80 / ≈ €75
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: c. 1800

 

Giorgio Anson Ammiraglio Inglese.

Copper engraved portrait of George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), engraved by L. Rados after G.B.Bosio.Anson was a British admiral an...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: RADOS, L.
Place, Date: Ca. 1800

 

[Portrait of Nicolas Louis de La Caille].

Portrait of Nicolas Louis de La Caille, also known as L'Abbé De La Caille, engraved by Thérèse Devaux.

$75 / ≈ €71
Publisher: DEVAUX, T.
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1800

 

Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten.

Stipple engraved portrait of Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage (1760 - 1825), probably engraved by Conrad Westermayr.Jean Denys Barbieé was a French cartographer active in Par...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Hanau, ca. 1803

 

Karsten Niebuhr.

Stipple engraved portrait of Carsten Niebuhr or Karsten Niebuhr (1733 – 1815), published in F. J. Bertuch "Allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden".Niebuhr was a...

$150 / ≈ €141
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Weimar, 1810

 

Beautemps-Beaupré (Charles-François).

Portrait of Charles-François Beautemps-Beaupré, engraved by Boilly.Charles-François Beautemps-Beaupré (6 August 1766 in La Neuville-au-Pont – 16 March 1854 in Paris...

$150 / ≈ €141
Publisher: DEVAUX, T.
Place, Date: Paris, 1822

 

Joseph Acerbi.

Contemporary stipple engraved portrait of Giuseppe Acerbi (1773 – 1846) . Acerbi was an Italian explorer and naturalist, born in Castel Goffredo. In 1798 Acerbi travell...

$175 / ≈ €165
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: ca. 1840

 

D.F. Sotzmann.

Portrait of Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann (1754 - 1840), engraved by F. Westermayr. Sotzman was a German cartographer and surveyor. He is considered the main initiator of the...

$200 / ≈ €188
Publisher: WESTERMAYR, F.
Place, Date: Berlin ? , ca. 1850

 

Carl Ritter

Lithographed portrait of Carl Ritter (August 7, 1779 – September 28, 1859) after a design by Prof. Krüger and lithographed by F. Jentzen. Published by G.Reimer in Berl...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: JENTZEN, F.
Place, Date: Berlin, ca. 1850

 

David Livingstone, ESQre L.L.D. H.M.Consul at Duillimane, East Africa.

Steel engraved portrait of David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873), engraved by D.J.Pound after a photography by Mayall. Published as supplement to "The Ill...

$300 / ≈ €282
Publisher: POUND, D.J.
Place, Date: London, ca. 1870