Auction 150, Lot 555

"Geographische Beschryvinge, van de Wandeling der Apostelen ende Pauli...", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1748 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 6.6 inches
39.9 x 16.8 cm

This uncommon map of the eastern Mediterranean covers the region from Rome through Asia Minor and the Holy Land and depicts the track the ship of the Apostle Paul on his route from Jerusalem to Rome. The map is a smaller version of Claes Janszoon Visscher's map of the region. This is the third state with Visscher's name removed from the cartouche. The engraver's imprint (G. Coeck) is at bottom.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #96.

Condition: A

A nice impression with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/17/2014