Antique Map of the Holy Land by Van Jagen (c.1748)

  • Condition: Very good, age-related toning. Dutch text on verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1748
  • Overall size: 49 x 36 cm.
  • Image size: 44.5 x 30 cm.

€ 790,–($ 929.75 / £ 721.34)

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.. Het beloofde landt Canaan - Van Jagen (c.1748)

Description: Antique map Holy Land titled 'Het beloofde landt Canaan doorwandelt van onsen Saligmaker Jesu Christo neffens zyne Apostelen'. Antique map of Israel filled with biblical scenes. A compass rose orients the map with north in the top right corner. The large decorative title cartouche at bottom is flanked with the four evangelists and vignettes depicting the life of Christ, including his birth, crucifixion and a triumphant Resurrection, showing Christ bursting from the tomb and scattering Roman solders.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. van Jagen.