Auction 129, Lot 737

"de Bouwgestalte van Salomons Tempel, in Doorfigtkundige stand van Beschouwing", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: Solomon's Temple, Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 11.3 inches
59.7 x 28.7 cm

This large, bird's-eye plan of Solomon's Temple is based on the imaginative reconstructions of Juan Bautista Villalpando, who assumed that the buildings of Jerusalem were designed using the laws of geometry according to God's vision. The engraving is printed on two, joined sheets, as issued.

References:

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a few minor spots and a short tear in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/23/2009

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