Auction 129, Lot 729

"Afbeeldinge van 't Land Kanaan…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 15.5 inches
47.8 x 39.4 cm

This map illustrates the land of Canaan before the conquest by the Israelites. It shows Palestine on both sides of the Jordan River and the coastline from Sidon to the Nile Delta. An illustration depicts God revealing himself to Abraham. The map was beautifully engraved by Jan van Jagen. Dissected in eight sections and laid on linen.

References: Laor #67; Poortman & Augusteijn #178.

Condition: B+

The lower left sheet is slightly lifted from the linen.

Estimate: $160 - $220


Closed on 9/23/2009