Ville, Citté, Université de Paris Corigé en 1648


The Fronde (1648) marked the beginning of a series of violent rebellions against Louis XIV (1638–1715).  This map was issued as part of promotional campaign to glorify the king and assert his sovereignty during the troubles. It is a reworking of an original plan produced by Jan Ziarnko in 1616. Nicolas Berey acquired Ziarnko’s plates, modifying them to represent Louis XIV at top left, instead of his grandfather Henry IV, and to update the city’s streets and buildings transformed over 30 years.  

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Ville, Citté, Université de Paris Corigé en 1648
1648, Paris
Nicolas Berey
Map / Engraving
Jan Ziarnko
© Bibliothèque nationale de France
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