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Auction 135, Lot 612

"Imperii Persici Delineatio ex Scriptis Potissimum Geographicis Arabum et Persarum Tentata ab Adriano Relando", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 17.8 inches
56.6 x 45.2 cm

Although Adriaan Reland never actually traveled to Persia, he was an important Dutch Orientalist who compiled a monumental work documenting previous geographies. The cartouche at bottom right is presented in the monument style with a portrait of Reland and the female personifications of Asia and Fame.


Condition: A

Fine impression and original color with a minor fold separation in the bottom border repaired on verso. The margins have been slightly trimmed but are still ample.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 2/16/2011