[MAP] – WERNER, Friedrich Bernhard.

Ierusalem.

£5,000

Ierusalem.

Probst, Augsburg, 1745.

Ierusalem.

Description

Panoramic view of Biblical Jerusalem.

Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690-1776) was a major European view of subscribers and detour. Coming from humble origins, Werner set off travelling during which time he began studying engineering and making architectural drawings of buildings. This image of Jerusalem is an imagined impression of what he believed a view of Jerusalem would have looked like in Biblical times.

Description

Two sheets joined depicting an imaginary view of Jerusalem seen from the east. Key in Latin and Geman. A fine dark impression. Overall 30.2 x 104.8 cm. Mounted.

Bibliography

Laor 1108.

 

Stock ID: 86047