Andrea Cellarius 1596-1665
Andrea Cellarius was a Dutch-German mathematician and cartographer known his major collection of star maps, the Harmonia Macrocosmica,
Published in 1660 by Johannesburg Janssonius in Amsterdam, it is often regarded as the most beautiful star atlas ever produced
Two star charts from the sumptuous Renaissance publication Astronomicum Caesareum by court astronomer Petrus Apianus 1495-1552.
Emperor Charles V. And his brother Ferdinand.
These illustrations are reproduced using archival inks on acid free watercolor paper