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Auction 125, Lot 735

"De Stadt Ierusalem", Danckerts, Cornelius

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1718 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 13.3 inches
49.5 x 33.8 cm

Great bird's-eye plan of the ancient 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. The map was drawn and engraved by Albert Schut and is based on the imaginary plan of Villalpando. This is the first state with Danckerts' privilege and imprint below the title. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #162.

Condition: A

Fine impression and good original margins with a bit of faint toning.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/24/2008