Auction 93, Lot 48

"[Prophetien - Vervullingen]", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 13.8 inches
46.2 x 35.1 cm

Beautiful copper engraved Bible map by Romain de Hooghe, a Dutch engraver who produced a number of maps which were published in various atlases and Bibles. This particular map is from a section that tells where the children of Noah lived after the Flood. The main scene shows the earth with all its natural beauty, including a wide variation of animals. In the center is a partial globe that shows Europe, the northern part of Africa and the eastern part of Asia. At the bottom, scenes from the Bible are depicted including: Adam and Eve in Paradise, Abraham offering his son, Jonah and the wale, The Last Supper and the Crucifixion. Centered at the bottom is Gods Lam (John 1:30).

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Condition: A

Later coloring. Wide margins with some soiling, professional repair of about 5 inches at the centerfold.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/6/2000

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