Auction 114, Lot 558

"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14 inches
46.5 x 35.6 cm

Graphic map of Israel filled with biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with north in the top right corner. The large decorative title cartouche at bottom is flanked with the four evangelists and vignettes depicting the life of Christ, including his birth, crucifixion and resurrection. At top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and scale of miles, while tiny ships sail in the sea. Published by Hendrik and Jacob Keur in a Dutch Bible.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #134.

Condition: A

Fine impression and wide margins. Professionally repaired and now nearly invisible tear extending 1" into image just to the right of the title cartouche.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/1/2006