Auction 124, Lot 616

"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1704 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 11.8 inches
45.7 x 30 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. The map is a reduced version of Bastiaan Stoopendaal's earlier map of Jerusalem with the bottom vignettes removed.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #143 KII-1; cf Laor #1150.

Condition: A

Fine impression with a good repair on a short bottom fold separation.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/7/2008