Map of Saintonge from Recueil des Plans de Saintonge Oil Painting - Claude Masse

Map of Saintonge from Recueil des Plans de Saintonge

Claude MasseItem # 233446
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Map of Saintonge from Recueil des Plans de Saintonge", originally brought to life by the talented Claude Masse. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Claude Masse and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    The "Map of Saintonge" from the "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge" is a significant cartographic work created by Claude Masse, a renowned French military engineer and cartographer of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Claude Masse, born in 1652, served under King Louis XIV and was instrumental in the fortification and mapping of various regions in France, particularly those along the western coast. His meticulous work in cartography has left an indelible mark on the historical and geographical understanding of these areas.

    The "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge" is a collection of detailed maps and plans that Masse compiled, focusing on the region of Saintonge, which is located in the present-day Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. This region, known for its rich history and strategic importance, especially during the reign of Louis XIV, was meticulously documented by Masse. His maps are celebrated for their precision, detail, and artistic quality, reflecting both the geographical features and the human settlements of the time.

    Masse's work in the "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge" goes beyond mere cartography; it provides a window into the historical landscape of the region during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The maps include detailed representations of towns, fortifications, rivers, and roads, offering valuable insights into the military, economic, and social aspects of Saintonge during this period. His attention to detail and accuracy has made these maps an invaluable resource for historians, geographers, and researchers interested in the historical geography of France.

    The "Map of Saintonge" from this collection is particularly notable for its comprehensive depiction of the region, highlighting the intricate network of fortifications and the strategic importance of Saintonge in the broader context of French military and political history. Claude Masse's contributions through this work have ensured that the "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge" remains a critical reference for understanding the historical and geographical evolution of this fascinating region.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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