Auction 141, Lot 601

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1702 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 12 inches
45.2 x 30.5 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. The map was based on Visscher's map of 1650 and originally drawn by Bastiaan Stoopendaal. This is the second state, engraved by Daniel Stoopendaal, with the publisher's imprint of Henrick, Jacob and Pieter Keur, and Pieter Rotterdam. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #140-KII-1; cf Laor #807.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, with light soiling and short fold separations at top and bottom that have been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/5/2012