Auction 98, Lot 28

"[Prophetien - Vervullingen]", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1736 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 14 inches
46.2 x 35.6 cm

Incredible copper engraving from a Dutch Bible. A hemisphere depicting the Old World is suspended above a scene of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which is teeming with life. Below the main engraving are four Biblical scenes from both the Old and New Testaments, including the Crucifixion. Dutch text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Margins extended all around to accommodate framing and backed with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/6/2002

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