Auction 117, Lot 747

"Vera Hierosolymae Veteris Imago", Halma, Francois

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1709 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.2 inches
33 x 20.8 cm

Delicately engraved imaginary plan of ancient Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map of the city. The plan shows only the major religious sites, uncluttered by habitations and is beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography.

References: Laor #1031; Poortman & Augusteijn #168.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $240 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 12/6/2006

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