1687. de hooch. Item #77054
DE HOOGHE, Romeyn. JERUSALEM EN SYN TEMPEL. Netherlands, 1687. 15 by 21 1/2 inches. A splendid two-page spread showing an aerial reconstruction of ancient Jerusalem, with the Temple in the center. 35 ancient buildings, monuments and Biblical locations are labeled. The lower register shows the Temple's treasures in detail: the "Copper Sea," the Altar of Sacrifice, the Candelabra, the Ark of the Covenant, etc. In the foreground is Gethsemane, with the Betrayal of Christ. De Hooghe (1645-1708), a nephew of the painter Pieter de Hooch, was one of the finest of the Dutch seventeenth-century engravers. Central fold reinforced, with a one-inch repair at the foot, else fine. Text in Dutch on reverse.