Auction 140, Lot 722

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the second state with the date removed from the base of the column at right. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: B

There are a few minor printer's creases and the top has been expertly remargined, with most of neatline at top and a bit of the title cartouche skillfully replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 5/23/2012