Auction 168, Lot 593

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d'Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen...", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1714 (published)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 13.6 inches
45.2 x 34.5 cm

This Dutch Bible map covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. The map is richly embellished with a banner style title cartouche and four corner vignettes - the creation of Adam & Eve, Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center is a large scene of the Ark. Dutch text on verso. Published by Pieter and Jacob Keur.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #131 GIII<sup>3</sup>.

Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding with some light staining along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/6/2018