Auction 117, Lot 696

"De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen…", Jagen, Jan van

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1741 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.7 x 12 inches
45 x 30.5 cm

Very decorative map of the eastern part of the Mediterranean decorated below the map with vignettes showing episodes from the travels of St. Paul and a decorative cartouche, compass rose and sailing ships. This map was originated by Bastian Stoopendaal in 1688. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #147-KIII.

Condition: A

Overall very good with a fine impression and lovely later color. Slight toning on upper centerfold.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2006