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Monument to Jafudà Cresques

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Monument to Jafudà Cresques

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Basic Information

Location Palma, Spain
Country Spain
City Palma
Address Palma, Spain

General Information

Open to visitors no
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 39.5683,2.65479


Summary

Perhaps here in at the Sapiencia plot was the site of the house and workshop of the famous cartographers Abraham Cresques and his son Jafudà Cresques, from a family whose members had attained lofty positions and had enjoyed a considerable reputation.The masterpiece by Cresques was the famous Atlas Catalán, a mapa mundi which Prince Juan gave as a gift to Charles V of France in 1381 and which today is on display at the Paris National Library


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Spain

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Palma



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