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Auction 156, Lot 623

"Terra Promissa in Suas Tribus Partesque Divisa", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1717 (published)

Publication: Halma's Kanaan

Color: Hand Color

13 x 8.3 inches
33 x 21.1 cm

This is a beautifully engraved map, after Sanson, that shows the location of the twelve tribes in the Holy Land. The charming title cartouche is surrounded by cherubs with a scene of the Sermon on the Mount in the background. Engraved by J. Goree for Francois Halma's Kanaan.

References: Laor #695.

Condition: A

Excellent impression and color on watermarked paper with four small worm holes that have been professionally infilled and a small abrasion in the title cartouche.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/17/2016