Auction 114, Lot 555

"Vue du Grand Serrail de Constantinople", Duflos, Claude-Augustin

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Moeurs et usages des Turcs

Color: Black & White

Size:
35 x 10.5 inches
88.9 x 26.7 cm

Superb panoramic view of the grand city of Constantinople with numerous ships and boats in the foreground. Finely engraved by Claude Duflos after a painting by François Boucher.

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Condition: A

Fine sharp impression. Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $850 - $950

Sold for: $2,500

Closed on 3/1/2006

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