Auction 136, Lot 646

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee ende de Woestyne tot in't Beloofde Landt Canaan", Avelen, Jan van den

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

This map depicts 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 and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. At top is a scene of God's word enlightening the world with Moses, Solomon, the apostles and evangelists. The map was based on Visscher's map of 1650.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #150.

Condition: B+

Ample margins all around with small holes on the right neatline professionally restored with a few lines of neat facsimile. A few short tears at top and bottom have also been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/1/2011