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Auction 174, Lot 661

"Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem Formam Redacta, et ex Variis Auctoribus a Multis Erroribus Ex Purgata", Tirinus, Jacobus

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1715 (published)


Color: Hand Color

32.3 x 12.5 inches
82 x 31.8 cm
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Panels illustrating sacred objects surround this stunning map of the Holy Land. Oriented with east at top, the map includes the territories of the twelve tribes on both sides of the Jordan River and the route of the Exodus and Wandering. At center is an inset bird's-eye plan of ancient Jerusalem based on the Spanish biblical geographer, Juan Bautista Villalpando. The decorative panels include a menorah, the arc of the covenant, the altar of sacrifices, the Tabernacle, and a plan and elevations of the Temple. Two sheets joined as issued.

References: Laor #771.

Condition: A+

A nice impression on bright sheets with a six-pointed star watermark.

Estimate: $950 - $1,200

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 9/11/2019