Auction 142, Lot 611

"T Beloofde, Landt, Canaan met de Reysen Israels door de Woestyne…", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1683 (dated)

Publication: De Republyk der Hebreen

Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 5.2 inches
21.1 x 13.2 cm

This map depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel is a miniature version of Visscher's map of 1650. The title cartouche depicts a scene of the encampment in the background. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, and Jonah and the whale.

References: Laor #303.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with short fold separations in blank margins that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/28/2012