Auction 169, Lot 653

"Jerusalem en syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 13.9 inches
46.5 x 35.3 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the second state with the date erased. Dutch text on verso. There are several cracks in the plate visible adjacent to the centerfold at bottom.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: A

A nice example, issued folding, with marginal soiling and professional repairs to a tiny hole in the text at bottom and to a centerfold separation that enters 1" into image at bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/12/2018