Auction 128, Lot 792

"Civitas Hierusalem", Camocio, Giovanni Francesco

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1570 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.5 inches
26.7 x 19.1 cm

This is a very rare Italian plan of Jerusalem from Ligorio Pirro's plan. The city is seen from the west and at bottom are elevations of the Holy Sepulcher and the Chapel of Bethlehem. At center is a key to 16 sites within the view.

References: Laor #983.

Condition: B+

There is some minor soil, mostly in the key at bottom and in the wide original margins.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 5/20/2009