"De Heylige En Wytvermaerde Stadt Ierusalem Eerst Genaemt Salem…", Visscher, Nicolas
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1663 (published)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Minor toning with some soil in margins and tiny repair at bottom fold in the margin.