Map of the towns and chateaux situated along the Charente River in 1714 from Recueil des Plans de Saintonge Oil Painting - Claude Masse

Map of the towns and chateaux situated along the Charente River in 1714 from Recueil des Plans de Saintonge

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Map of the towns and chateaux situated along the Charente River in 1714 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.

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  • Painting Description

    The "Map of the towns and chateaux situated along the Charente River in 1714" is a historically significant cartographic work created by the French engineer and cartographer Claude Masse. This map is part of the larger collection titled "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge," which translates to "Collection of Plans of Saintonge." Claude Masse, who lived from 1652 to 1737, was a prominent figure in the field of cartography during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. He was particularly known for his detailed and accurate maps, which were often commissioned by the French government for military and administrative purposes.

    The map in question provides a meticulous depiction of the towns, chateaux, and other notable landmarks situated along the Charente River as they existed in 1714. The Charente River, flowing through the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France, was a vital waterway for trade and transportation during this period. Masse's map not only highlights the geographical features of the region but also offers insights into the socio-political landscape of early 18th-century France.

    Claude Masse's work is characterized by its precision and attention to detail. His maps were often used by military strategists and planners, as they provided crucial information about the terrain, fortifications, and settlements. The "Map of the towns and chateaux situated along the Charente River in 1714" is no exception, showcasing Masse's expertise in both topographical and urban cartography.

    The "Recueil des Plans de Saintonge" is a valuable resource for historians, geographers, and researchers interested in the historical geography of France. It offers a window into the past, allowing modern audiences to understand the layout and development of the region during a time of significant political and social change. Claude Masse's contributions to cartography have left a lasting legacy, and his maps continue to be studied and appreciated for their historical and artistic value.

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