Auction 119, Lot 760

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, livestock and a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the second state exhibiting cracks in the center of the plate. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: B

Professional repairs at fold intersections and a bit of surface soil, mostly in margins. Light crease at top.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/9/2007