Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century

Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century

Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century

Regio Canaan seu Terra Promissionis Postea JUDEA vel PALAESTINA Nominata hodie TERRA SANCTA vocata..... The kingdoms of Israel and Juda and the Twelve Tribes are delineated. Special symbols identify the cities of kings and priests and the ancient cities of refuge. The Sea of Galilee is erroneously linked with the Mediterranean.

An inset at lower right depicts the Exodus with Moses holding his staff and the Ten Commandments, while above the inset are scenes of the wandering Israelites and the brazen serpent and Moses' scouts returning from the Promised Land. The title cartouche is surrounded by an ornate engraving of Christ casting out demons with the Crucifixion in the background beneath a solar eclipse.

SEUTTER began his career as an apprentice under tutelage of JB Homann. Then, he left Homann to establish his own independent cartographic publishing firm in Augsburg. He was one of the most prolific publishers of his time and was honored by the German Emperor Charles VI, with the title of "Imperial Geographer". Size with margins : 60,5 x 50,5 cm / 23,6 x 19,6 inches. Well engraved, smalll foxmarks in lower margin.

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Holy Land Matthias Seutter 1734 Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century