Auction 108, Lot 531

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-iarige Reyse…", Savry, Jacob

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1648 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 12.7 inches
48.3 x 32.3 cm

Lavishly decorated map of the Holy Land depicting the flight from Egypt. Based on the map of Claes Jansz. Visscher with nearly identical embellishments. Includes a fine title cartouche, several fine engravings of religious icons, Moses, a high priest, numerous sailing ships and a charming scene of Jonas and the whale. Second state.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #108.

Condition: A

Clean and bright with good margins. Backed with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/29/2004