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Auction 133, Lot 546

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

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 12 inches
47.5 x 30.5 cm
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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. Dutch text on verso.

References: cf Laor #787; Poortman & Augusteijn #89.

Condition: B+

Professionally remargined at side including part of the neatlines in facsimile. The bottom centerfold has been skillfully repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/1/2010