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- Published: G. Bodenehr , Augsburg
- Published date: 1704
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Technique: Copper engraving / Uncolored
- Issue date: 1704-20
- Category: Como
- Size: 158 by 183mm (6 by 7 inches).
- Stock number: 23276
- Condition: In excellent condition. 158 by 183mm (6 by 7 inches).
Original antique copper engraving, uncolored as published. This fine copper engraving shows the city of Como in Italy and was published in Gabriel Bodenehr's famous serious "Europeans Macht und Pracht", a series of engravings depicting city views, plans, fortresses and castles in Europe. Many plates often are showing fortifications in Hungary and Southeast Europe, Spain, Belgium, Austria and Germany. Gabriel Bodenehr was during this period a successful publisher for maps and prints in Augsburg in Southern Germany. A description is at the upper left outside of the plan. Gabriel Bodenehr the Elder (1664-1758 or 1673-1765) was a German map maker and member of a famous engraver and publisher family of Augsburg. His main work was "Atlas Curieux" first published 1704. He was the son of Johann Georg Bodenehr (1631-1703). Gabriel's son was Gabriel Bodenehr the Younger (1705–1792).