Auction 123, Lot 758

"De LXXII Cellen, in welke d'Egiptische Koning Ptolomeus Philadelphus, op het Eiland Pharos, de Hebreeuwse Bibel door de Joden in het Griex dede Over Zetten…", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

An unusual view of an imaginary settlement on Pharoah's Island, based on the Old Testament. The view shows a compound composed of cells inhabited by scholars around a central temple.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a sound sheet. The lower margin has a short tear, not affecting the view.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008