Auction 100, Lot 404

"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1663 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 12.5 inches
47.8 x 31.8 cm

Fine map of Israel with north oriented to right. Large decorative title cartouche at bottom surrounded by vignettes depicting the life of Christ. At top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and scale of miles, while tiny ships sail in the sea, including the track of Apostle Paul. Text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Full original margins. Couple of printer's creases and minor marginal defects. Faint toning of fold, overall very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2002

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