Auction 134, Lot 730

"[Lot of 2] De Arke van Noach, dryvende op de Wateren, en behoudende een overblyfsel van het Menschelyk gestacht, dat daar in is omgekomen [and] Gezicht en Uiterlyke Gedaante der Arke van Noach", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Religion

Period: 1722 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16 x 11 inches
40.6 x 27.9 cm

This lot includes a pair of finely rendered copper engravings from one of Calmet's important histories of the Bible. They illustrate Noah's Ark and the various compartments for the people, animals, and birds. Size varies slightly.


Condition: A

Minor toning and short fold separations in blank margins, not affecting engravings.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/1/2010