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HONDIUS, Coletta. Gerardus Mercator Natus Rupelmundiae ...  Iudocus Hondius Natus in Pago Flandriae dicto Wackene. Amsterdam, ca 1613 or later.
HONDIUS, Coletta. Gerardus Mercator Natus Rupelmundiae ... Iudocus Hondius Natus in Pago Flandriae dicto Wackene. Amsterdam, ca 1613 or later.

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HONDIUS, Coletta. Gerardus Mercator Natus Rupelmundiae ... Iudocus Hondius Natus in Pago Flandriae dicto Wackene. Amsterdam, ca 1613 or later.

Engraved double portrait of Mercator and Hondius, colored and heightened with gold by a contemporary hand, image 385 x 444 mm (482 x 576 sheet). (Pale stain on blank margin.) Matted and framed.

Famous double-portrait of two of the most important map makers Gerardus Mercator and Jodocus Hondius, seated in front of a wall map of Europe surrounded by atlases, globes and measuring instruments. The portrait was published in several of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas.

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