Auction 98, Lot 359

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1663 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 12.5 inches
47.5 x 31.8 cm

Superb bird's eye plan of the holy city of Jerusalem with 36 principal sites numbered and keyed to a table in a scroll at left, which is held aloft by an eagle. Biblical scenes are shown on the hillside in the foreground including the crucifixion.

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Condition: A

Minor toning with some soil in margins and tiny repair at bottom fold in the margin.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/6/2002

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