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Auction 174, Lot 668

"Waerachtige Beschryvinge vande Wydvermaerde Conincklicke Hooft Stadt Ierusalem...", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1643 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 11.4 inches
49.8 x 29 cm
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Attractive plan of Jerusalem during Roman times with its well laid out streets and major religious sites within the outer walls. Fifteen vignettes from the Old Testament, primarily Exodus, surround the plan. This is the second state with Plancius' name replaced by D.R.M. Mathes

References: Laor #1101; Poortman & Augusteijn #79.

Condition: A

A nice impression, issued folding, with professional repairs to several short separations along the folds and marginal soiling. The right and left margins have been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $650 - $800

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/11/2019