Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743)

Biographical information indicates that Henri Abraham Chatelain [1684-1743] was born in Paris, living in London, The Hague and later in Amsterdam.

Together with his father Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) and his younger brother Zacharie Junior (1690-1754) Henri Abraham Chatelain published a famous Atlas Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L'Histoire in seven volumes between 1705 and 1730/39.

  • H. A. Chatelain: L'Empire du Japon tire des cartes des Japonnois. Amsterdam, 1719. 37 x 43 cm. (private collection)

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    Chatelain Kyushu


  • H. A. Chatelain: Succession des Empéreurs du Japon. Amsterdam 1720. Ca. 380 x 420 mm.
    Taken from Montanus. The left engravement depicts the death of "Emperor Cubo", the right one shows the arrival of "Dutch ambassadors" at the town of Miako (Kyoto) in 1644. (private collection)
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