Auction 119, Lot 727

"De Beschryvingh van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

First state of this richly decorative map of the eastern part of the Mediterranean. The map has vignettes at the top and bottom showing episodes from the book of Acts detailing the life of the Apostle Paul. A tiny ship in the Mediterranean traces his journey from Judea to Rome. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #135.

Condition: A

Lovely impression.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/9/2007