Auction 97, Lot 397

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d' eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen uyt de H. Schrifture…", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 12 inches
45.7 x 30.5 cm

Exquisite Dutch Bible map published by Pieter & Jacob Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel and the Garden of Eden. Banner style title with the four corners of the map containing fully colored vignettes: the creation of Adam and the animals; Paradise; Eve offering Adam the apple; and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center a large scene of the Ark during the Flood.

References:

Condition: A

Professionally repaired short tear at right.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2001

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