Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 608

"Sourie ou Terre Saincte Moderne", La Rue, Philippe de

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1730 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21 x 15.2 inches
53.3 x 38.6 cm

This large map shows the various provinces that made up the Holy land, and the tribal regions adjoining it. At lower right is a small inset of the vicinity of Jerusalem. A large strapwork title cartouche fills the upper left corner. It was published by Robert de Vaugondy as opposed to the more common version published by Mariette.


Condition: B

Toned on centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 12/1/2004