"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door Wandelt van Onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, Neffens Syne Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Daniel
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1702 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
17.9 x 13.8 inches
45.5 x 35.1 cm
Graphic map of Israel filled with biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with north in the top right corner. The large decorative title cartouche at bottom is surrounded by a dramatic scene of the resurrected Christ ascending to Heaven while Roman soldiers draw back in fright. The four evangelists flank vignettes depicting the life of Christ, including his birth and crucifixion. At top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and scale of miles, and tiny ships and the track of Apostle Paul are shown in the sea. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #134-GII-1.
A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright sheet with a Strasbourg bend & lily watermark and a few minor spots of foxing at top left.