Auction 136, Lot 631

"De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen…", Avelen, Jan van den

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 14 inches
46 x 35.6 cm

This beautiful map of the eastern Mediterranean region details the travels of Apostle Paul. It is richly decorated with scenes from St. Paul's travels in vignettes along the top and bottom and numerous sailing ships and a compass rose in the sea. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #153.

Condition: B+

Good margins all around with some minor repairs in the upper right corner. Minor tear in the bottom margin well away from the image.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/1/2011