Auction 126, Lot 688

"Temple de Jerusalem", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Holy Land, Solomon's Temple

Period: 1721 (published)

Publication: T' groot waerelds tafereel…

Color: Hand Color

14.3 x 8 inches
36.3 x 20.3 cm

This fine copper engraved view of the temple and surrounding city is full of activity, with hundreds of people, animals, and carriages. It is based on the plan of Villalpando. Below the engraving is a key (French text) to the places that are numbered in the engraving.

References: Laor #1045A.

Condition: A

Some soil and professionally repaired edge tears, not affecting image.

Estimate: $230 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/3/2008