Auction 136, Lot 656

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14.3 inches
46.5 x 36.3 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the second state with the date removed from the base of the column at right. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: B+

Good margins all around with a professionally repaired tear adjacent to the bottom centerfold and some minor soil.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/1/2011