Auction 153, Lot 736

"[Lot of 6 - Noah's Ark]", Goeree, Willem

Subject: Prints Religion

Period: 1690 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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These six delightful engravings provide a detailed view of the building of Noah's Ark, including plans of the various compartments for people, mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and supplies. Engraved by Jan Luyken and published by Goeree.

A. De Benedenste Verdieping der Arke tot de Stallinge der Viervoetige Dieren in Haar Ground Vlakte en Opstal Vertoond, (19.7 x 10.5").

B. Tweede of Middelste Verdieping der Arke; Alwaar de Spyse Raad des Voeders voor Menschen en Beesten..., (19.8 x 10.4").

C. Derde of Bovenste Verdieping der Arke, Alwaar de Woonplaatsen voor Noach en Syn Huisgezin..., (19.9 x 10.6").

D. De Buiten Gedaante der Arke Volgens Verscheide Meeningen, (7.0 x 11.0").

E. De Timmering der Arke Onder 't Bestuur van de Goddelyke Bouwmeester Noach in Syn Aanleg en Werkdadige Voortgang Vertoond, (15.8 x 8.4").

F. Noachs Ark, (14.9 x 11.1").

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Condition: B+

Crisp impressions with wide margins, minor toning, and light scattered foxing on a few sheets. Issued folding.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/20/2015

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