Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

June 17, 2023: Premier Americana – Day Two

Sat, Jun 17, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2115

JAN JANSSONIUS / JANSSON (DUTCH, 1588-1664) MAP OF VIRGINIA

Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

JAN JANSSONIUS / JANSSON (DUTCH, 1588-1664) MAP OF VIRGINIA, hand-colored engraving on laid paper, titled "NOVA / VIRGINIAE / TABVLA / Petrus Kaerius / Caelvit" in cartouche in upper right corner, engraved by Pieter van den Keere (Flemish, 1571-c.1646), after the work of Captain John Smith, depicting the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding land of Virginia, upper margin with "Befchryvinghe van Virginia ende Florida" in center and page/plate number "749" in right corner. Housed under glass in a modern gilt frame with older backing having "Betsy Kem[son?]kamp. / Gebregen 6 De 1914" handwritten in ink along top and applied gallery label for L.P. Oudewaal of The Haag. Circa 1631. 8 7/8" x 6 1/8" sight, 10 5/8" x7 7/8" OA.

Condition

Good to very good visual condition with overall light toning, some light spotting, light fading to watercolor, right margin with two small losses and a few short tears not affecting image, frame with some wear, a few chips and flakes mostly to corners. Not examined out of frame.

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