Catalog Archive
Auction 108, Lot 539

"Iudaea seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim Tribus divisa secretis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel…", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1781 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.5 x 18 inches
64.8 x 45.7 cm

Fine, decorative map of Judea with tribal divisions and a wealth of place names and topographical detail, including the locations of royal and priestly cities, and sanctuaries. Decorated with two fine cartouches. The title cartouche includes four figures; at top Moses and Aaron flank the royal coat of arms, and at bottom a Roman soldier and a pagan figure appear on either side of the Arc of the Covenant. The lower mileage-scale cartouche features the Almighty creating the animals.

References: Laor #367.

Condition: B

Printed on thick hand laid paper with original margins and original color. Mostly very good with a few scattered spots.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 9/29/2004