Family of artists and publishers of Swiss origin, active in Germany and Holland. The engraver (1) Matthäus Merian.
Engraving from a publishing house in Frankfurt Merian 1652nd The Martin Zeiller published book "Topograaphia Electoratus Brandenburgici Ducatus the Pomeranian" (1 Anhang: Vom Lifflande), but it was already Johan Ludw. Gottfriedi book "Cosmic Neewe Archontologia" (Frankfurt 1638), Valdeko Vende is assumed to be created before 1625. ("Art" No. 1, 1974).