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Auction 95, Lot 290

"De Heylige En Wytvermaerde Stadt Ierusalem Eerst Genaemt Salem…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1663 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 12.5 inches
47.5 x 31.8 cm

Superb bird's eye plan of the holy city of Jerusalem with all the principal sites numbered and keyed to a table in a scroll at left . Biblical scenes are shown on the hillside in the foreground including the crucifixion.


Condition: A

Minor printer's crease parallel to centerfold. Expertly backed with Japanese tissue repairing split on bottom centerfold. Superb color.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $800

Closed on 6/13/2001