"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1688 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.2 x 14 inches
46.2 x 35.6 cm
This graphic map of Israel is filled with Biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with northeast 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. This is the first state, without an engraver's imprint. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #145.
Some soft extraneous creases at center.