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Auction 182, Lot 757

"[Lot of 2] Gezicht en Uiterlyke Gedaante der Arke van Noach [on sheet with] Doorsnede en Zyd-Opening der Arke van Noach [and] Schetsen van de Drie Verdiepingen in de Arke van Noach", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Prints - Religion

Period: 1722 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.2 x 11.6 inches
43.7 x 29.5 cm
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This lot includes a pair of finely rendered copper engravings from one of Calmet's important histories of the Bible. They illustrate Noah's Ark and the various compartments for the people, animals, and birds. Size varies slightly.


Condition: A

Crisp impressions on bright sheets with the watermarks of "Beavuias" and a fleur-de-lis coat of arms. The second sheet has a light stain at the bottom of the image and a couple of short tears along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/28/2021