Sorting



Filter settings





Display settings




cartography

1175 Discovered works of art
They should be location-defining and trend-setting. Since there are cave drawings, maps are created and used for this purpose. For thousands of years, the location and appearance of regions, cities, countries, later continents, and the world has since been mapped out. Maps condense complex notions of space, scale, topography and territorial claim. World and nautical charts from the past are fascinating testimonies of how our world, our knowledge and our perception of the world have changed.

Historical maps of cities such as Ghent, Bruges or Bremen still bear witness to their impressive role in the Middle Ages. On historical maps, the changes on site can be read well and clearly illustrated.
Maps of Asia and China document how explorers gradually succeeded in pushing boundaries and not just broadening our horizons. Traveling through the map with your finger can also be a journey into the past.

The cartographic art, which in its beginnings was often able to supplement "white spots" with coats of arms, emblems or imaginative representations and ornaments, moves back to the representation of imagined landscapes through the empirical-scientific presentation and the geographic, true-to-scale documentation with contemporary art.
By means of the so-called "Mindmapping" big cities like Paris, New York or London are represented strongly reductionist. For example, Anne Smith's "Map of London" bundles the sights of the English capital in a relatively loose arrangement, without following a single mathematical standard.

Cartography does not have to be an exact science that accurately and faithfully reduces a three-dimensional object to two dimensions. Maps are interpretations of the surrounding world, which can always give people information about their own point of view and their experience.

Map of Central and South America...
1562 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Central and South America...
1562 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Atlantis, from 'Mundus Su...
Undated | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Atlantis, from 'Mundus Su...
0 | engraving

Choose picture

 
Undated | colour lithograph

Choose picture

Map of Bosnia with details of th...
1910 | pen, ink and watercolour

Choose picture

Map of Bosnia with details of th...
1910 | pen, ink and watercolour

Choose picture

Map of the Voyage of the Argonau...
1603 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Voyage of the Argonau...
1603 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Rome, from 'Civitates Orb...
1570 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Rome, from 'Civitates Orb...
1570 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battles of Smolensko ...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battles of Smolensko ...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

A New Map of the Roman Empire, f...
1676 | hand coloured plate engraving

Choose picture

A New Map of the Roman Empire, f...
1676 | hand coloured plate engraving

Choose picture

Map tracing Magellan's world voy...
1545 | vellum

Choose picture

Map tracing Magellan's world voy...
1545 | vellum

Choose picture

Map of the world, 'Atlantis in i...
Undated | lithograph

Choose picture

Map of the world, 'Atlantis in i...
0 | lithograph

Choose picture

Map of Metz, from 'Civitates Orb...
Undated | colour engraving

Choose picture

Map of Metz, from 'Civitates Orb...
0 | colour engraving

Choose picture

Map of Verona, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Verona, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Rovigo, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Rovigo, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Seville, from 'Civitates ...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Seville, from 'Civitates ...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Jena, publi...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Jena, publi...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Palermo, from 'Civitates ...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Palermo, from 'Civitates ...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

 
Undated | colour lithograph

Choose picture

Map of Britain in 634, from The ...
1893 | lithograph

Choose picture

Map of Britain in 634, from The ...
1893 | lithograph

Choose picture

Septentrionalium terrarum descri...
1595 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Septentrionalium terrarum descri...
1595 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Typus Orbis Terrarum, map of the...
1570 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Typus Orbis Terrarum, map of the...
1570 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Serravalle, from 'Les Vil...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Serravalle, from 'Les Vil...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Lisbon, from 'Civitates O...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Lisbon, from 'Civitates O...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

World map tracing Magellan's wor...
Undated | engraving

Choose picture

World map tracing Magellan's wor...
0 | engraving

Choose picture

Plan and map of the town and cit...
1776 | pencil and watercolour on paper

Choose picture

Plan and map of the town and cit...
1776 | pencil and watercolour on paper

Choose picture

Map of Catania, from 'Civitates ...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Catania, from 'Civitates ...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Sas van Gent, Netherlands...
1747 | pen, ink and watercolour on paper

Choose picture

Map of Sas van Gent, Netherlands...
1747 | pen, ink and watercolour on paper

Choose picture

Fol.44v Map of Brasil, from 'Cos...
1555 | Watercolor on paper

Choose picture

Fol.44v Map of Brasil, from 'Cos...
1555 | Watercolor on paper

Choose picture

Ms Ital 550.0.3.15 fol.4v-5r Map...
Undated | vellum

Choose picture

Ms Ital 550.0.3.15 fol.4v-5r Map...
0 | vellum

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Trafalgar, ...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Trafalgar, ...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Bautzen, pu...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Bautzen, pu...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Zurich, from 'Civitates O...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Zurich, from 'Civitates O...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Denbigh and Flint, from '...
1637 | copper engraving

Choose picture

Map of Denbigh and Flint, from '...
1637 | copper engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Borodino, p...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Battle of Borodino, p...
1848 | hand-coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Trento, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Trento, from 'Les Villes ...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Leipzig, from 'Civitates ...
Undated | colour engraving

Choose picture

Map of Leipzig, from 'Civitates ...
0 | colour engraving

Choose picture

Eastern Hemisphere, from a Serie...
Undated | engraving

Choose picture

Eastern Hemisphere, from a Serie...
0 | engraving

Choose picture

A Map of The King's Road, London...
1746 | engraving

Choose picture

A Map of The King's Road, London...
1746 | engraving

Choose picture

Double-hemisphere world map from...
1672 | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

Double-hemisphere world map from...
1672 | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Southern Hemisphere, ...
Undated | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of the Southern Hemisphere, ...
0 | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

 
1850 | black ink, with colour wash, on paper

Choose picture

 
1850 | black ink, with colour wash, on paper

Choose picture

Map of Belluno, from 'Les Villes...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Belluno, from 'Les Villes...
1704 | engraving

Choose picture

Map of Christian Constellations,...
Undated | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Christian Constellations,...
0 | hand coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Lotharingia, from 'Atlas ...
Undated | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Map of Lotharingia, from 'Atlas ...
0 | coloured engraving

Choose picture

Page 1 / 12




Meisterdrucke Logo long

   Hausergasse 21
       9500 Villach, Austria
   +43 4242 25574
   office@meisterdrucke.com
Imprint & Contact

Contact
Imprint
Press
About Us

               
Erfahrungen & Bewertungen zu Meisterdrucke
Partner Logos

Meisterdrucke Österreich Meisterdrucke Deutschland Meisterdrucke Schweiz Meisterdrucke Great Britain Meisterdrucke Italia Meisterdrucke France Meisterdrucke Nederland Meisterdrucke España Meisterdrucke Россия Meisterdrucke भारत Meisterdrucke 中國 Meisterdrucke Português

PCI Compilant   Datenschutzkodex FSC Zertifizierte Keilrahmen Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Albertina

(c) 2019 meisterdrucke.us


Meisterdrucke Logo long
Hausergasse 21 · 9500 Villach, Austria
+43 4242 25574 · office@meisterdrucke.com
Partner Logos

               
Meisterdrucke Österreich Meisterdrucke Deutschland Meisterdrucke Schweiz Meisterdrucke Great Britain Meisterdrucke Italia Meisterdrucke France Meisterdrucke Nederland Meisterdrucke España Meisterdrucke Россия Meisterdrucke भारत Meisterdrucke 中國 Meisterdrucke Português

(c) 2019 meisterdrucke.us