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Auction 106, Lot 272

"[Lot of 2] Vue de l'Ile St. Catherine [and] [Untitled - St. Croix]",

Subject: Brazil



Color: Black & White

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First is a finely rendered view of the settlement on the island of St. Catherine, off the coast of Brazil with ships in the harbor. This copper engraving (15.7 x 9.8") is from La Perouse's Atlas du Voyage, Paris, 1797. Second is a sheet (11.6 x 6.2") containing five plans and views of St. Croix and its fortifications. It is from an unknown French publication, circa 1770.


Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004