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Stock# 47562
Description

Fine and highly detailed map of parts of Poland, Kalengrad, Lithuania, etc.

Shows the Kingdom granted to Frederick I of Prussia, after Prussia was elevated by Leopold to the status of a Kingdom in 1700. Frederick made himself the King of Prussia on January 18, 1701.

 

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.