Auction 130, Lot 672

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1687 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: A

Nice impression and good original margins. There is a profession repair on the lower centerfold, including filling of a worm track in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/2/2009