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Auction 164, Lot 654

"Iudaea, seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum in suas Duodecim Tribus Divisa; Secretis ab Invicem Regnis Iuda, et Israel...", Sanson, Guillaume

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Atlas Contractus

Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 18.4 inches
57.7 x 46.7 cm

Fine, decorative map of the kingdoms of Judea and Israel with tribal divisions and a wealth of place names and topographical detail, including the locations of royal and priestly cities, and sanctuaries. Decorated with two fine cartouches. The drape-style title cartouche is held aloft by putti and includes biblical figures; at right Abraham is shown preparing himself to sacrifice his son, Isaac, while at left is the High Priest. The lower mileage-scale cartouche features the two spies of Moses carrying the oversized bunch of grapes. Published in Atlas Contractus by Pieter Schenk.

References: Laor #683.

Condition: B+

Full original color with light offsetting and toning. A short centerfold separation at bottom has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/13/2017