“Caerte vande Vryheyd der Stadt Utrecht volgens decisie vanden jare 1539”.
Copper engraving from 1696 by Caspar Specht, unchanged and re-published between 1708-1719 by Joachim Ottens.
Original hand coloured and partly later.
Dimensions 37 x 53 cm.
About the Artist
Joachim Ottens was born in Amsterdam around 1662/1663.
He was a Dutch illustrator, print maker, publisher and art, cards and books seller.
He married Aeltie Fredericx van Aernem and together they gave birth to Frederik Ottens.
Joachim taught his son the trade.
The family business of print and map publishing was founded by Joachim Ottens.
He died in Amsterdam around 1720/1722.