"Ierusalem", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Period: 1686 (published)
Color: Hand Color
18.2 x 14.3 inches
46.2 x 36.3 cm
Great bird's eye plan of the holy city surrounded by engravings of religious icons, Salomon and a High Priest. Reportedly after Vallapando's imaginary city plan, the map was published in a Dutch Bible. At the top is a large and ornate elevation of the Temple of Solomon and at bottom is a plan of the Temple Ezechiels. The map is copied from Nicolas Berchem's 1663 map of Jerusalem. Dutch text on verso. Published by Pieter and Jacob Keur.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #133 GI; cf. Laor #1150.
A crisp impression with a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 2" into image at bottom and light toning along the edges of the sheet.