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Auction 176, Lot 588

"Jerusalem", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1678 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige Beschryving van Gantsch Syrie en Palestyn of Heilige Lant

Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 11.2 inches
36.6 x 28.4 cm
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Delicately engraved imaginary plan of ancient Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map of the city. The plan shows only the major religious sites, such as Solomon's Temple and the City of David, Golgotha and Calvary. The view is uncluttered by habitations and beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography. Putti hold aloft banners with numbered keys identifying over 50 locations.

References: Laor #998.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with a medallion watermark and light toning. Narrow side margins, as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/12/2020