Auction 136, Lot 654

"Jerusalem", Rosaccio, Guiseppe

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Viaggio da Venetia a Constantinopoli…

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 4.3 inches
16.5 x 10.9 cm

A range of mountains including Mount Sinai and the Mount of Olives form the background of the imaginary view of the city of Jerusalem. It depicts a mixture of the ancient and contemporary cities with several building locations mixed-up. The rare view was engraved by Camocio.

References: cf Laor #1065.

Condition: A

Some surface soil in margins and a couple tiny spots in the image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/1/2011