Auction 126, Lot 691

"Hierusalem", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15 x 11.8 inches
38.1 x 30 cm

Solomon's Temple dominates this bird's-eye plan of ancient Jerusalem. The plan is largely imaginary, but amazingly detailed. The title cartouche is contained in a banner held aloft by angels. This is the second state with keyed legends flanking the title banner and a blank verso.

References: Laor #1044; Poortman & Augusteijn #156.

Condition: A

There is some minor paper restoration in the blank margins and the bottom centerfold has been expertly repaired.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/3/2008