Auction 154, Lot 623

"Plan du Saint Sepulchre de Notre Seigr. Jesus-Christ Situe en la Terre Sainte sur le Mont-Calvaire dans la Cite de Jerusalem", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1715 (dated)

Publication: Suite de l'Atlas Curieux...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 15.6 inches
48.3 x 39.6 cm

A scarce and very detailed plan of Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem inset with maps of the Holy Land, a plan of Jerusalem and plan of Solomon's Temple. The Stations of the Cross are depicted in the lower and side borders, while at the top are scenes of the crucifixion and resurrection.

References: Laor #1020; Pastoureau, FER IC [221].

Condition: A

Superb impression and color on watermarked paper. Issued folding, now pressed, with one tiny hole at a fold intersection that has been professionally repaired. A binding trim at bottom left has been replaced with old paper, and an adjacent 1" binding tear has also been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/16/2015

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