Auction 122, Lot 709

"Afbeelding van Egypte, de Woestyne der Schelf-Zee, en 't Land Kanaan…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Arabia, Holy Land and Egypt

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 19.4 inches
38.1 x 49.3 cm

This interesting map depicts the Exodus and Wandering of the Children of Israel with a scene of an encampment at bottom. The map was beautifully engraved by Jan van Jagen. From a Dutch bible published by Nicolas Goetzee.

References: Laor #68; Poortman & Augusteijn #179.

Condition: B+

Binding trim at lower left has been replaced to better accommodate framing and a tiny binding tear entering the neatline has been repaired

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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