"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Period: 1688 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.2 x 12 inches
46.2 x 30.5 cm
Beautiful and fully engraved bird's-eye plan of the holy city flanked by engravings of religious icons, Solomon and a high priest. Reportedly after Vallapando's imaginary city plan, the map was published in a Dutch Bible. At the top is a large and ornate elevation of the Temple of Solomon. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #142.
A crisp example, issued folding, with light toning along the edges of the sheet.