Two new papers posted: Cartographic Miscellany from Extract from Documents on Jews and Converts from Majorca (XIV and XV Centuries), and Cartographic Miscellany from Forty Pieces on Majorcan Medieval Art.
Post date: Mar 14, 2012 5:49:11 PM
Cartographic Miscellany from: "Extracts from Documents on Jews and Converts from Majorca (XIV and XV Centuries) by G. Llompart, English translation from "Documentos Sueltos sobre Judíos y Conversos de Mallorca (Siglos XIV y XV)", Fontes Rerum Balearium, Volume II (1978), Number 1, pp 1-19.
This document contains the reference to a potential son of Cresques Abraham and brother of Jafudà Cresques, Estruc Cresques, "who makes mappaemundi".
Cartography Miscellany from: Forty Pieces on Majorcan Medieval Art by Maria Barceló Crespí and Gabriel Llompart i Moragues, English translation from "Quaranta Dades D'Art Medieval Mallorquí", BSAL, 54 (1998), pp. 85-104.
This document provides biographical remarks on a number of Majorca-based mapmakers:
Lluís Bonora (Doc. 11); Gabriel Vallseca (Docs. 33-36), Pere Rosell (Doc. 22) and Bartomeu Olives (Doc. 19).
Signature of Gabriel Vallseca in his map of 1447 in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris.