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Auction 123, Lot 692

"De Stadt Ierusalem", Wetstein/Smith

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 13.5 inches
50.8 x 34.3 cm

Great bird's eye plan of the holy city flanked by engravings of religious icons. At the bottom are an elevation of the Temple of Solomon and a panoramic view of Jerusalem. This is the second state with Danckert's imprint replaced by R. & J. Wetstein, William Smith and Samuel Luchtmans. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #162.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on as sheet with paper professionally added to the side margins to facilitate framing. Centerfold reinforced on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/20/2008