Auction 160, Lot 670

"Ierusalem", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1678 (published)

Publication: Naukeurige Beschryving van Gantsch Syrie en Palestyn of Heilige Lant

Color: Hand Color

27.6 x 11.1 inches
70.1 x 28.2 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. On two sheets joined, as issued.

References: Laor #999.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with one small stain adjacent to the title. Issued folding with a couple of minor printer's creases.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 11/16/2016