"De Gelegentheyt van t'Paradys ende t'Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen…", Visscher, Claes Janszoon
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1649 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 12.2 inches
47.5 x 31 cm
Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden. Strapwork title cartouche flanked by scenes of Eve offering Adam an apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. A lovely, decorative map with the scale of miles decorated with a fisherman (a signature frequently used by Visscher).
Professional repairs on folds and a bit of minor soil.