1582 Braun & Hogenberg - Hierosolymia, Clarissima totius Orientis civitas...

SOLD: 1582 town-plan of Jerusalem

Title:

Hierosolymia, Clarissima totius Orientis civitas...

Map maker:

Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg

Place and Year:

Cologne, 1582

Dimensions:

35 x 51.9 cm (13.8 x 20.4 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand color

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Two bird's-eye-perspectives on one sheet. The left plan shows ancient Jerusalem at the time of Christ. 

A contemporary view of Jerusalem appears to the right with an attractive vignette in the lower right corner of Moses receiving the Tablets.

CONDITION NOTES

Excellent impression.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00389

REFERENCES

Laor, 1039.

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