"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Period: 1686 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 14.3 inches
46.5 x 36.3 cm
Great bird's eye plan of the holy city surrounded by engravings of religious icons, Salomon and a High Priest. Reportedly after Vallapando's imaginary city plan, the map was published in a Dutch Bible. At the top is a large and ornate elevation of the Temple of Solomon and at bottom is a plan of the Temple Ezechiels. The map is copied from Nicolas Berchem's 1663 map of Jerusalem. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #133 GI; cf Laor #1150.
Issued folding, now pressed, with a few light spots and professionally repaired fold separations at top and bottom. A few minor chips and tears in blank margins have also been professionally repaired.