Auction 127, Lot 815

"Tabernaculi Constructio et Vasa Sacra", Halma, Francois

Subject: Religion

Period: 1709 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 7.8 inches
33 x 19.8 cm

This powerful copper engraving is from a Dutch edition of a Greek Bible. It illustrates the construction of the Tabernacle by the Children of Israel. The best artists of the day worked on the plates including Picart (1673-1733), Hoet (1648-1733), and Houbraken (1660 -1719). There is no engraver's signature on the plate.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/25/2009

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