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Auction 181, Lot 590

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse, der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten, door de Rood-Zee; Mitsgaders de Woestyne tot int Beloofde Landt Canaan...", Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.1 x 11.9 inches
48.5 x 30.2 cm

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 bright sheet with professional repairs to a centerfold separation that enters about 1" into image at bottom and a few very short edge tears at top.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/10/2021