Auction 109, Lot 609

"Prospectus Sanctae olim et celeberrimae Urbis Hierosolymae…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.5 inches
57.2 x 49.5 cm

Dramatic engraving that combines a plan of ancient Jerusalem after Villalpando at top with a bird's eye view of modern Jerusalem after Merian at bottom.

References: Laor #1131.

Condition: B

Top plan colored, bottom view uncolored. Backed with Japanese tissue with margins extended at top and bottom to better accommodate framing. Few unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/1/2004