Auction 121, Lot 723

"Vera Hierosolymae Veteris Imago", Halma, Francois

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1709 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 8 inches
32.5 x 20.3 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

Very faint toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/26/2007