Auction 117, Lot 749

"Ierusalem", Jagen, Jan van

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1748 (published)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 11.8 inches
44.5 x 30 cm

Great bird's-eye plan of ancient Jerusalem after Juan Bautista Villalpando's plan. Engravings of temple vessels, religious icons, Solomon and a high priest flank the plan. At the top is a large elevation of the Temple of Solomon. This map was originated by Bastiaan Stoopendaal in 1688. The plate was revised by Daniel Stoopendaal and then re-engraved by Jan van Jagen in circa 1748. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #143 KIII.

Condition: A

Professional repair on bottom fold in margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2006