"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, neffens syne Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1682 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 12.4 inches
47 x 31.5 cm
Graphic map of Israel filled with biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with north in the top right corner. The large decorative title cartouche at bottom is flanked with the four evangelists and vignettes depicting the life of Christ, including his birth, crucifixion and resurrection. At top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and scale of miles, and tiny ships and the track of Apostle Paul are shown in the sea. Published by Hendrik and Jacob Keur in a Dutch Bible, with Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #134-G1.
Minor tears near centerfold have been expertly repaired on verso.