Auction 129, Lot 728

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

This graphic map of Israel is enriched 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 at top 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. This is the second state with D. Stoopendaal's imprint and number 2 at bottom right. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #144 (KII).

Condition: A

Sharp impression with wide original margins with some toning at edges.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/23/2009