Auction 122, Lot 705

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels…", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1704 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 11.8 inches
44.7 x 30 cm

This map depicts the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Adam, Eve, Cane and Abel flank the title cartouche. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, and Jonah and the whale. The map was based on Visscher's map of 1650 and originally drawn by Bastiaan Stoopendaal. This is the second state, engraved by Daniel Stoopendaal and published by Hendrick, Jacob and Pieter Keur in a Dutch Bible. Dutch text on verso.

References: cf Laor #807; Poortman & Augusteijn #132-GII.

Condition: B+

Narrow (1/8") original top margin with light toning along centerfold and a repaired separation in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2007