Old Master Prints



Antique print "Heylige Land verdeeld in de Twaalf Stammen Israels"

Map of the Holy Land divided into 12 tribes of Israel.
With beautiful large title cartouche, vignette with scale and compass rose. Copperplate engraving / etching.
Published in The Netherlands by Covens & Mortier c. 1720.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jan van Luchtenburg' after an anonymous artist. Pieter und David Mortier were booksellers in Paris and have published a wide range of geographical works.
After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes Covens and established the famous publishing house "Covens and Mortier" in Amsterdam.
They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit.

Paper browned at places. 416 mm x 487 mm

Led on paper