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Auction 158, Lot 381

"Terra Sancta sive Promissionis, olim Palestina, in Duo Divisa Regna, Israel, et Iuda...", Sanson, Guillaume

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1679 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Georgrafico

Color: Black & White

21.6 x 16.9 inches
54.9 x 42.9 cm
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This crisp engraving of the Holy Land is divided into the kingdoms of Judah and Israel and shows the twelve tribes on both sides of the Jordan River. Includes an inset of Ancient Syria at top and decorated by a title cartouche flanked by Adam and Eve in Paradise. Engraved by Georgius Widman and published in Giovanni Rossi's Mercurio Georgrafico in Rome.

References: Laor #682; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ROSS-1a #37.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with one small rust spot at right.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/22/2016