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Auction 174, Lot 656

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse, der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten, door de Roode-Zee...", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.1 x 11.9 inches
48.5 x 30.2 cm
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Lavishly decorated map of the Holy Land depicting the flight from Egypt. The Holy Land is divided among the tribes. The Kishon River connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. There are numerous embellishments, including depictions of the encampment of the Children of Israel, temple vessels, Aaron & Moses, both sides of a shekel coin, a charming scene of Jonas and the whale, and several of Solomon's ships. Visscher's emblem, an old fisherman, is at right. Published in a Dutch Bible, with text on verso.

References: Laor #785; Poortman & Augusteijn #85.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper, issued folding with professional repairs to short fold separations in the bottom blank margin and a damp stain in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/11/2019