Auction 123, Lot 688

"Le Dodeci Tribu d'Israele [on sheet with] Terra di Canaan ou Terra Promessa ad Abramo, e a suoi Posteri…", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1785 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.3 inches
40.6 x 31.2 cm

An interesting pair of maps of the Holy Land, one inset into the other. The first map shows the Tribes of Israel on either side of the Jordan, and the second shows the track of the Wandering of the Children of Israel, with the Gentile tribes indicated. A decorative cartouche fills the upper left corner.

References: Laor #865.

Condition: A

A nice impression and original color on strong laid paper with a faint hint of toning on the centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/20/2008