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PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Marah Fontes Amari.

PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. -  Marah Fontes Amari.
PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Marah Fontes Amari.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690
Size: 105 x 255 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: Good and dark impression.

Description

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of the springs of Marah. Landscape with several small ponds and people collecting water in foreground, a caravan on a road between two mountains in background, the Red Sea in background at right, letters A-E within composition indicating locations.
Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).
The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the Habsburg-Ottoman war (1683-1699) and the Ottoman Empire, including Mediterranean views and views of biblical places.
The etchings are done by Gaspar Bouttats, Lucas Vorstermans and Coenraad Lauwers.
120€
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