Auction 127, Lot 39

"[Prophetien - Vervullingen]", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1687 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

This is a very unusual bible map with a hemisphere depicting the Old World suspended above a scene of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which is teeming with life. At the bottom, scenes from the Old Testament prophecy and Christ fulfillment are depicted including: Eve offering the apple to Adam, Noah's Ark, Abraham offering his son to the Lord, Jonah and the whale, the birth of Christ, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Coming of Christ. Centered at the bottom is God's Lamb (John 1:36). Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #148.

Condition: B+

There is some expert paper restoration of the blank margins with part of the bottom neatline in facsimile. Otherwise fine with a sharp impression.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $900

Closed on 2/25/2009