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Auction 104, Lot 542

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1736 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 13.9 inches
46 x 35.3 cm
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An uncommon, panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, livestock and a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the second state of the plate.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: A

Separation on centerfold in bottom blank margin, with lovely later color.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 9/10/2003