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