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Auction 96, Lot 46

"[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 this renowned Dutch engraver who produced a number of maps that were published in various atlases and Bibles. This particular map is from a section describing the location of the children of Noah after the Flood. The main scene shows the earth with all its natural beauty, including a wide variety of animals. In the center is a globe showing the world as known in ancient times. At the bottom, scenes from the Bible are depicted including: Adam and Eve in Paradise, Abraham offering his son, Jonah and the Whale, The Last Supper and the Crucifixion. Centered at the bottom is God's Lamb (John 1:30).

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Condition: A

Professional and skillfully done repair of 1/2" hold on fold.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/12/2001

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