Auction 103, Lot 453

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee ende de Woestyne tot in't Beloofde Landt Canaan", Avelen, Jan van den

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1687 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

Splendid Dutch Bible map of the Holy Land, divided into the twelve Tribes of Israel, depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment of the Children of Israel and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Putti hold aloft the title cartouche and to the right is a scene representing God's word to the world, Moses, David and Solomon with the commandments, and the apostles. The map is further decorated with tiny engravings depicting Bible stories.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #150.

Condition: A

Professional repair and reinforcement of folds and one small tear on centerfold. Fine wide margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/11/2003