Travelling along the Danube. Maps and graphic art from the 17th to the 19th century
Curator: Elena Păunoiu
Opening: May 17, 2018, at 18:00
On view from May 18, 2018 through July 22, 2018
The exhibition features maps and graphic art representing the Danube, dating back from the 17th to the 19th century. The river crosses various European regions and cities and has been a trade waterway for centuries. It has also been an important frontier, witnessing wars and sieges.
The exhibition displays the works of important cartographers such as: Sanson, Visscher, Seutter, Homann, Cantelli da Vignola and graphic art produced by the artists who travelled on the Danube River in search of adventure and spectacular landscapes.