Auction 161, Lot 662

"Jerusalem", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1678 (published)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 11.3 inches
36.8 x 28.7 cm

Delicately engraved imaginary plan of ancient Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map of the city. The plan shows only the major religious sites, such as Solomon's Temple and the City of David, Golgotha and Calvary. The view is uncluttered by habitations and beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography. Putti hold aloft banners with numbered keys identifying over 50 locations.

References: Laor #998.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with a couple of minor creases and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2017

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