Auction 130, Lot 676

"Jerusalem midden in het Joodfche lant…", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1702 (published)

Publication: Hecatompolis, sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 8.3 inches
26.4 x 21.1 cm

This is a rare view of Jerusalem from Schenk's important town atlas. Drawn from Cornelius de Bruyn's panorama of the city, but reduced into a square format. The Latin title is at lower right, Hierosolyma Judeae medeterranean urbs....

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Condition: A

There is a faint brown ink title in the upper margin and the bottom corners are torn, well away from the image.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/2/2009

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