The 1562 Map of America by Diego Gutierrez. This ornate reproduction historic map shows North, Central, and South America as it was known in the 1500s. Includes texts in a cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, an illustration of the allegorical figure "Victoria", illustrations of sailing ships at sea, and imaginary marine creatures. The map reads "Americae sive qvartae Orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / avtore Diego Gvtiero Philippi Regis Hisp. etc. Cosmograph; Hiero. Cock excvde 1562; Hieronymus Cock excude cum gratia et priuilegio 1562".
This Classic Vintage Map honors the beauty of this unique art form and evokes vivid images of simpler times. Each print is a custom reproduction printed on Heavyweight Enhanced Matte Art Paper. These Historic Art Prints are suitable for framing, mounting or direct display on any wall!