Auction 109, Lot 590

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d' eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen uyt de H. Schrifture…", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1702 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

Fine Dutch Bible map published by Pieter & Jacob Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. Banner style title with the four corners of the map containing fully colored vignettes; the creation of Adam & Eve in Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At center in the bottom is a large scene of the Ark in the flood. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #131 GII<sup>1</sup>.

Condition: A

light soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/1/2004