Auction 116, Lot 723

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d' eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen uyt de H. Schrifture…", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1729 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

This Dutch Bible map was published by Pieter & Jacob Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel and the Garden of Eden. The map is richly embellished with a banner style title cartouche and four corner vignettes - the creation of Adam & Eve, Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center is a large scene of the Ark. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn, #131-GIII-3.

Condition: B

Couple of faint stains in map, else very good with a good impression and attractive later color.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/20/2006

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