Auction 122, Lot 715

"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 12 inches
46 x 30.5 cm

Beautiful and fully engraved bird's-eye plan of the holy city flanked by engravings of religious icons, Solomon and a high priest. Reportedly after Vallapando's imaginary city plan, the map was published in a Dutch Bible. At the top is a large and ornate elevation of the Temple of Solomon. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #142.

Condition: A

There are a couple of expertly repaired tiny tears at bottom, just barely entering image.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/5/2007