Auction 103, Lot 457

"De Heylige en Wytvermaerde Stadt Ierusalem, eerst Genaemt Salem", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.2 x 12 inches
41.1 x 30.5 cm

Fine bird's eye plan of the holy city with all the principal sites numbered and keyed to a table in a scroll at left. Biblical scenes are shown on the hillside in the foreground including the crucifixion. Key includes Visscher's mark - a figure of a fisherman.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #86.

Condition: A

Professional repairs on verso along fold and one tiny tear in wide margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/11/2003