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Auction 168, Lot 616

"Vue et Description de Bethleem et de Nazareth, et de Plusieurs Singularitez Curieuses qui Sevoyent dans ces Lieux Saints", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Bethlehem, Holy Land

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 14.1 inches
48.8 x 35.8 cm

Beautifully engraved sheet with a large view at top of the village of Bethlehem with craftsmen, farmers and travelers in the foreground. At bottom are four other views, including a view of Nazareth, the grotto of the Church of the Annunciation, and the Church of Cana. French text accompanies the views.


Condition: A

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

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 6/6/2018