Naples – digital annotation

"Nobile Cita di Napole […] suo vero Ritratto" (Du Pérac/Lafréry 1566)
The plan engraved by Étienne Du Pérac and printed by Antoine Lafréry shows the city after the urbanistic changes of the first viceroys. more
Panorama of Naples (Stinemolen 1582)
The atmospheric drawing by the Dutch artist Jan van Stinemolen, which exceptionally shows Naples from the northeast (hence from the countryside), combines high topographical detail with suggestive effects of landscape painting.  more
"Fidelissimae Urbis Neapolitanae […] accurata et nova Delineatio" (Barratta 1627/1670)
Alessandro Baratta's plan is characterized by its prominent title, a particularly detailed design of the individual buildings, and extensive paratexts. more
"Mappa topografica della città di Napoli e de' suoi contorni" (Duca di Noja 1775)
The closest to modern maps is the plan of the Duca di Noja, surveyed with the greatest technical effort, which completely dispenses with axonometry and any form of elevation.  more
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