Leo Belgicus. Amsterdam, 1600-1750
Leo Belgicus Van den Keere (Kaerius) P, 1617
Leo Belgicus gedrukt door Hendrik Doncker. -- Amsterdam :
Leo Hollandicus, 1648, Nicolas Visscher
Among the most expressive and decorative works of early mapmaking are the series of maps showing the Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion. The idea of a map in the shape of a lion was very appealing and was copied by many cartographers, including Jan van Doetecum, C. J. Visscher, and P. van den Keere.