Israel, Holy Land, Egypt, Sinai desert, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria; Stoopendaal / Keur - Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse - 1721-1750

Description
Israel, Holy Land, Egypt, Sinai desert, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria; Stoopendaal / Keur - Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse - 1721-1750
A splendid example of Stoopendaal's map of the route taken by the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan

“Het Beloofde Land Canaan …” Bastiaan Stoopendaal. Amsterdam: Pieter and Jacob Keur, c. 1729.

This map originally appeared in a Dutch Bible and depicts the Holy Land and Egypt with the route taken by the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan. Along the whole lower part isan illustration with different episodes of the Wandering, especially the receipt of the Tables of the Law by Moses. Ref.: Poortman, Kaarten in Bijbels, p. 209, entry 3 / K-II-2.

In the Mediterranean the scene of Jonah and the whale. Sailing Ships and a compass rose decorate the sea.


Good condition, some small repairs in the central fold, no influence on the image.

Image 34,5x45,5cm, page 38,5x46cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Israel
Geographical specification
Holy Land, Egypt, Sinai desert, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria
Map maker/ publisher
Stoopendaal / Keur
Map/ Book title
Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
A splendid example of Stoopendaal's map of the route taken by the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan
Size of the largest image
34.5×45.5 cm
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