Auction 130, Lot 39

"[Prophetien - Vervullingen]", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1687 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

This is a very unusual bible map with a hemisphere depicting the Old World suspended above a scene of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which is teeming with life. At the bottom, scenes from the Old Testament prophecy and Christ fulfillment are depicted including: Eve offering the apple to Adam, Noah's Ark, Abraham offering his son to the Lord, Jonah and the whale, the birth of Christ, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Coming of Christ. Centered at the bottom is God's Lamb (John 1:36). Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #148.

Condition: B+

Nice impression and good margins. There are a couple of printer's creases in the image and a repaired tear in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/2/2009

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