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Auction 101, Lot 411

"Die Heylige und Weltberuhmpte Statt Jerusalem, erstlich genant Salem Genesis 14 vers. 13", Anon.

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1664 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 12.2 inches
48.3 x 31 cm

German version of this colorful bird's eye view based on Visscher. The plan depicts the ancient walled city with a key locating all the major sites enclosed in a banner held aloft by an eagle. The foreground is filled with Biblical scenes including the Crucifixion. German text on verso.


Condition: A

Expert repair of binding holes in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/4/2002