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Lot 648
By: Nicolas Visscher
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Date: 1664 (circa)

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Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 18.9 x 12.6 inches
         48.0 x 32.0 cm


    This detailed bird's-eye view was one of the most popular plans of Jerusalem during the seventeenth century. While it is imaginary, it provides great detail of the city walls and streets, with 36 principal sites numbered and keyed to a table in a scroll at left, which is held aloft by an eagle. Solomon's Temple is at upper center and Herod's Palace is located at the far left. The scenes in the foreground include the Crucifixion at left and Salomon's anointment at right. Dutch text on verso.

Condition Description: A crisp impression with minor toning and professional repairs to a centerfold separation that just enters 1/2" into image at top and a chip in the right blank margin.

Ref: Laor #1155; Poortman & Augusteijn #121.

Estimate:
$240.00 - $300.00

Starting bid: $120.00
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