Auction 123, Lot 644

"Geographische beschryvinge, van de Wandeling der Apostelen ende de Reysen Pauli…", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1748 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 6.5 inches
39.4 x 16.5 cm

This uncommon map of the eastern Mediterranean covers the region from Rome through Asia Minor and the Holy Land and depicts the track the ship of the Apostle Paul on his route from Jerusalem to Rome. This is the third state with Visscher's name removed from the cartouche. The engraver's imprint (G. Coeck) is at bottom.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #96.

Condition: B+

A sound sheet with a few minor creases.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/20/2008