Auction 113, Lot 693

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1730 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: B

Toned on centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/7/2005

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