C1715

Orbis Per Creationem Institutus Adam en Syne Scheppinge / Per Legem Constitutus. Moses en syne Danksegginge. / Orbis per Diluvium Noah en Syne Danksegginge. / Par Christum Restitutus Christus en syne Verlossing.

Rare circular map extending from the Eastern Mediterranean to India and from Asia Minor to Arabian Sea. The map features superb biblical scenes and ornate baroque title panels. At top is a Tetragrammaton, the four letter Hebrew wordיהוה , , … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Orbis Per Creationem Institutus Adam en Syne Scheppinge / Per Legem Constitutus. Moses en syne Danksegginge. / Orbis per Diluvium Noah en Syne Danksegginge. / Par Christum Restitutus Christus en syne Verlossing.

Date:

C1715

Condition:

Repaired tears on margin, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

475mm 
x 330mm

Paper Size: 

519mm 
x 382mm
AUTHENTICITY
Orbis Per Creationem Institutus Adam en Syne Scheppinge / Per Legem Constitutus. Moses en syne Danksegginge. / Orbis per Diluvium Noah en Syne Danksegginge. / Par Christum Restitutus Christus en syne Verlossing. - Antique Map from 1715

Genuine antique
dated:

1715

Description:

Rare circular map extending from the Eastern Mediterranean to India and from Asia Minor to Arabian Sea. The map features superb biblical scenes and ornate baroque title panels. At top is a Tetragrammaton, the four letter Hebrew wordיהוה , , translated as YHWH / The letters stand for; yodh, he, waw, and he.

The biblical scenes;
1. Top left: Adam and Eve in Paradise / Orbis Per Creationem Institutus Adam en Syne Scheppinge.
2.  Lower left: Moses Receiving the Tablets of the Law / Per Legem Constitutus. Moses en syne Danksegginge.
3. Top right: The Rainbow appearing to Noah after the Deluge / Orbis per Diluvium Noah en Syne Danksegginge.
4. Lower right: The Birth of Jesus/ Par Christum Restitutus Christus en syne Verlossing.

 

References:
Lalor, E. Maps of the Holy Land New York 1986: 341, pg.42.

Romeyn de Hooghe (1645 - )

Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) was an important and prolific late Dutch Baroque, painter, sculptor, engraver and caricaturist.

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