Auction 139, Lot 564

"Les Voiages de Notre Seigneur Jesus Christ et des Apotres St. Pierre et St. Paul dans l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Europe…", Moullart-Sanson, Pierre

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Holy Land

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 14 inches
42.7 x 35.6 cm

An unusual map featuring the travels throughout the region of Jesus Christ and his apostles, Peter and Paul. The title is set within an ornate cartouche showing the three travelers. Large insets of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes and a plan of Jerusalem fill the bottom corners. Engraved by Delahaye.

References:

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light soiling and a few tiny tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/15/2012

Archived