Auction 135, Lot 600

"Afbeeldinge van de Veertich-Iaarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels, uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee en de Woestyne tot in 't Beloofde Landt Canaan", Schut, Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 x 34.3 cm

Attractive and decorative map of the Holy Land divided into the twelve Tribes of Israel, depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment of the Children of Israel and religious sacraments, including the Ark of the Covenant. The map is further decorated with a scale depiction of a shekel and a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, while Jonah and the whale prepare to meet. The map was drawn and engraved by Albert Schut and first published by Danckerts, circa 1710. This is the second state published by Wetstein & Smith in Amsterdam and Samuel Luchtman in Leiden.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #161.

Condition: B+

Faint toning along the centerfold and an old paper repair on a small horizontal tear at center.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/16/2011

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