Auction 126, Lot 690

"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1729 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14 inches
46.5 x 35.6 cm

Great bird's eye plan of the holy city surrounded by engravings of religious icons, Salomon 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 and at bottom is a plan of the Temple Ezechiels. The map is copied from Nicolas Berchem's 1663 map of Jerusalem. Imprint below map op nieuws verbetert en uytgegeven door Pieter en Jacob Keur. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #133 GII-3; cf Laor #1150.

Condition: A

There are a couple of short fold separations professionally repaired and the bottom left corner has been restored, well away from the image.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/3/2008