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