Auction 126, Lot 686

"De Beyde Koningryken Juda en Israel…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.75 x 14.75 inches
47.6 x 37.5 cm

This is a nice Biblical map of the kingdoms of Judea and Israel as they were during the reign of King Solomon. The map extends to include a large part of the Arabian Desert as well. Putti hold up the title cartouche and another adorns the distance scale. A large vignette depicts one of the battles of Solomon. Engraved by Jan van Jagen.

References: Laor #72; Poortman & Augusteijn #183.

Condition: A

A light impression, else fine. There is a small chip in the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/3/2008

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