"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.
Very faint toning in blank margins.