Auction 137, Lot 697

"Village of Bethany & the Dead Sea / Village de bethanie avec une vue de la mer morte",

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1803 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 9.3 inches
31.2 x 23.6 cm

This lovely aquatint depicts the village of Bethany overlooking the Dead Sea. Bethany is believed to be the location where the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist occurred. Engraved by Luigi Mayer and published by R. Bowyer.

References:

Condition: A

Wide margins and lovely original color. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 9/14/2011

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