Auction 113, Lot 49

"[Prophetien - Vervullingen]", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.9 inches
45.7 x 35.3 cm

This is a very unusual bible map with a hemisphere depicting the Old World suspended above a scene of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which is teeming with life. At the bottom, scenes from the bible are depicted including: Eve offering the apple to Adam, Noah's Ark, Abraham offering his son to the Lord, Jonah and the whale, the birth of Christ, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Coming of Christ. Centered at the bottom is God's Lamb (John 1:30). Later edition of the map that was first published in 1687. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #148.

Condition: A

Light surface soil in margins.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/7/2005

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