Auction 107, Lot 456

"Iudaea seu Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1707 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 19 inches
56.4 x 48.3 cm

Decorative 18th century map of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes of Israel. The dramatic title cartouche (uncolored) features Moses receiving the Holy tablets and inset in the opposite corner is a map showing the Exodus and Wandering surrounded in a finely engraved scene.

References: Laor #340.

Condition: B

Fine sharp impression with original color. Tissue repairs on centerfold and a small abrasion in lower cartouche.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004

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