Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Temple de Jerusalem – Hand-Colored Engraving – Amsterdam, 18th Century

Opening: $500

Temple de Jerusalem – Solomon's Temple and Jerusalem, hand-colored engraving, after Romeyn de Hooghe. [Amsterdam]: I. Lindenbergh (Jacob Lindenberg), [early 18th century].
The engraving, which is taken from the book "'T Groot Waerelds Tafereel..." which reviews world history since its creation, is based on the map of Jerusalem by Juan Bautista Villalpando. It depicts Solomon's Temple and the bustling city surrounding it. The city wall is seen in the foreground of the engraving. Legend of the main landmarks beneath the engraving.
Engraving: approx. 37X22 cm. (leaf: 47X41 cm). Good condition. Minor stains. Creases. Minor marginal tears.
Laor 1045.

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Shiviti Plaques, Ketubot, Prints
Shiviti Plaques, Ketubot, Prints