Auction 93, Lot 295

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys ende 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1663 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 12.5 inches
47.8 x 31.8 cm

Superb Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden. Strapwork title cartouche flanked by scenes of Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the paradise.

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Condition: A+

A lovely, decorative map with later color. Expert reinforcement of centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/6/2000

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