Auction 159, Lot 605

"Vue et Description de Bethleem et de Nazareth, et de Plusieurs Singularitez Curieuses qui Sevoyent dans ces Lieux Saints", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Bethlehem, Holy Land

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 14.2 inches
49 x 36.1 cm

Beautifully engraved sheet with a large view at top of the village of Bethlehem with craftsmen, farmers and travelers in the foreground. At bottom are four other views, including a view of Nazareth, the grotto of the Church of the Annunciation, and the Church of Cana. French text accompanies the views.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression with very light toning along the centerfold and one small hole in the text.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2016

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