Auction 97, Lot 404

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee ende de Woestyne tot in't Beloofde Landt Canaan", Keur, Jacob & Hendrik

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.5 x 12 inches
44.5 x 30.5 cm

Dutch Bible map of the Holy Land depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment of the Children of Israel and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Title cartouche flanked by Adam, Eve, Kane and Able. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, Jonas and the whale, all in full color.

References:

Condition: A

Professional repair of tiny tears in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2001

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