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Auction 109, Lot 602

"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.

Condition: A

Fine old color, highlighted in gold. Expert repairs on centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004