Auction 125, Lot 738

"[Lot of 5 - Solomon's Temple]",

Subject: Holy Land, Solomon's Temple

Period: 1650-1750 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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An interesting group of views depicting the Temple of Solomon, most with lettered keys.

1) Vorstellung Salomonischen Tempels circa 1750 depicts the temple in a very classical edifice. There is a little faint foxing. ( 5.5 x 8")
2) Profil des Tempels Salomonis auf Nord Seite… circa 1750 shows the building in cut-away profile. Close binding side at left and a couple of wormholes (7.4 x 8").
3) Grundriss des Tempels zu Jerusalem… shows a plan of the building, published circa 1750. It has a little foxing and a couple of wormholes (13 x 8").
4) Grund-Riss von dem Modell des Salomonischen Tempels was published circa 1750, and shows the temple set within the surrounding courtyard, with a lengthy lettered key. There are a few stains and two marginal wormholes (13.5 x 8" including key).
5) Templum Salmonis was published circa 1650. It shows the temple simply, within a landscape. Some foxing and toning with mounting tape on verso (5 x 5.5").

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Condition: B

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Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008

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