"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels…", Visscher, Nicolas
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1657 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 12.5 inches
47.5 x 31.8 cm
First state of this lavishly decorated map of the Holy Land that depicts the flight from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Includes a fine title cartouche, ships sailing in both the Mediterranean and Red Seas, numerous putti, several engravings of religious icons, Moses, Aaron, and a charming scene of Jonas and the whale. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #120.
Fine old color, highlighted in gold. Expert repairs on centerfold.