Auction 142, Lot 591

"De Reysen Christi des Heyland en Pauli inet andere syne Bloedgetuygen", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: Basnages' Histoires du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament

Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 12.7 inches
47 x 32.3 cm

This picturesque map of the eastern Mediterranean covers the region from Rome through Asia Minor and the Holy Land and depicts the ministry of Apostle Paul. Panels of Biblical scenes at the bottom show major events in Christianity, from the expulsion of Adam and Eve, through the resurrection of Christ. A large cartouche is surrounded by figures and a banner title is held by two cherubs. Engraved by Jacob Lindenberg.

References: Laor #342; Poortman & Augusteijn #157.

Condition: A

There are minute worm holes only visible when held to light and one minor spot.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/28/2012