Auction 157, Lot 625

"Ierusalem", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1681 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

28.1 x 11.2 inches
71.4 x 28.4 cm

Striking panoramic view of ancient Jerusalem as seen from the east after Wenceslas Hollar, filled with detail of important building and locations with a numbered key of 52 places in Dutch and Latin. The foreground is filled with lively figures approaching and leaving the city.

References: Laor #999.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, with a few small spots and a short fold separation that has been professionally repaired. The bottom margin was trimmed by the binder with loss of part of the key, as issued.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $400

Closed on 5/4/2016