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Auction 167, Lot 367

"Vue & Description de la Ville de Jerusalem Telle qu' elle est Aujourd' hui avec les Tombeaux de ses Anciens Rois, & Quelques Autres Antiquites Curieuses qui se Trouvent aux Environs de Cette Ville", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.2 inches
49.5 x 36.1 cm
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This folio sheet contains a bird's-eye view of modern Jerusalem based upon De Bruyn with 25 principal sites numbered and keyed to a table below. Below the view are 5 vignettes: "Vue de Mont Liban"; "Tombeau de Zacharie"; "Tombeaux des Rois"; "Tombeau d'Absalom"; "Vue de Mont Liban." Panels of French text completes the sheet.

References: Laor #985.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet with a Strasburg Lily and "IV" watermarks and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 3/28/2018