"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan, door wandelt van onsen Salichmaaker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Avelen, Jan van den
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1687 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm
Very graphic map from a Dutch Bible depicting Israel with north oriented to right. Large decorative title cartouche at bottom flanked by vignettes depicting the life of Christ. At top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and a scale of miles, tiny ships sail in the sea.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #152.
Wide margins and attractive later color.