Auction 127, Lot 688

"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14 inches
46.5 x 35.6 cm

This graphic map of Israel is filled with Biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with northeast in the top right corner. The sea is filled with ships, and the route of St. Paul to Rome is shown. A pair of cartouches are supported by cherubs. The large decorative title cartouche at bottom is surrounded by a dramatic scene of the resurrected Christ ascending to Heaven while Roman soldiers draw back in fright. The four evangelists flank vignettes depicting the life of Christ, including his birth and crucifixion. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #144, KI.

Condition: B+

There is minor soil along the outside fold at right, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/25/2009