Auction 139, Lot 584

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels, uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee, ende de Woestyne, tot in 't Beloofde Landt Canaan…", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1682 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

This map depicts the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Adam, Eve, Cane and Abel flank the title cartouche. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, and Jonah and the whale. This is the first state without the engraver's imprint, published by Hendrik Keur and Marcus Doornick.

References: cf Laor #807; Poortman & Augusteijn #132 (GI).

Condition: B+

Faint soiling, a few printer's creases at bottom left and along centerfold, and some professionally repaired fold separations. There are also some short tears in bottom blank margin that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/15/2012

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