Auction 122, Lot 703

"Totius Terrae Sanctae Delineatio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 10 inches
20.3 x 25.4 cm

Charming small map of the Holy Land extending to Egypt and showing the route of the Children of Israel in their exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. The map is finely engraved and filled with a surprising amount of detail. The large title cartouche shows Moses with the Commandments, Aaron, an angel and a cherub in a cloud background.

References:

Condition: B+

Nice impression with slight uneven toning. Binding trim at lower left has been replace to facilitate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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