Catalog Archive
Auction 94, Lot 341

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

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 12.2 inches
47.5 x 31 cm
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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 an apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. A lovely, decorative map.


Condition: B

Overall light and even soil. Margins extended at sides to accommodate framing and a couple of professional repairs of tiny tears.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/7/2001