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Auction 176, Lot 582

"Carte de la Terre Sainte Divisee Selon les Douze Tribus d'Israel ou sont Exactement Marquez les Voyages de Iesus-Christ &c...", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Antiquus

Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 15.6 inches
46.5 x 39.6 cm
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Decorative and detailed map of the region covering present-day Israel and Jordan. The map shows the Holy Land divided among the Twelve Tribes, with the travels of Jesus Christ indicated by lightly dotted lines. The pictorial title cartouche includes a scene of Jesus healing the sick and the distance scale is surmounted by two cartographers. Just above the distance cartouche is a rendering of both sides of a shekel coin.

References: Laor #222.

Condition: A

Contemporary color on a sturdy, watermarked sheet with minor toning and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $125

Closed on 2/12/2020