"Temple de Jerusalem", Hooghe, Romain de
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
14.4 x 8.1 inches
36.6 x 20.6 cm
This fine copper engraved view of the temple and surrounding city is full of activity with hundreds of people, animals, and carriages. It is based on the plan of Villalpando and was engraved by Lindenbergh. Below the engraving is a key (French text) to the places that are numbered in the engraving. The full sheet with French text measures 18.3 x 15.2".
References: Laor #1045A.
A nice impression with light soiling and some extraneous creasing along the centerfold. This example has been pasted onto another sheet, obscuring the Dutch text on verso, to repair a chip at far right and a couple of short tears.