Auction 130, Lot 639

"Geographische beschryvinge, van de Wandeling der Apostelen ende de Reysen Pauli…", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1642 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 12 inches
48.3 x 30.5 cm

This colorful map portrays the Eastern Mediterranean from Rome through Asia Minor and the Holy Land. The route of Apostle Paul is charted from Sidon to Rome. Panels of Biblical scenes at top and bottom show the major events of his travels. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #89.

Condition: B+

There is a professional repair on the centerfold and on paper edges.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/2/2009