Auction 115, Lot 657

"Constantinopolis", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
27.6 x 9 inches
70.1 x 22.9 cm

Grand panorama shows the city on two joined sheets, as issued. A key at bottom names twenty-nine major buildings identified in the view. Beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of every-day life, hunters with their dogs are in the near foreground.

References:

Condition: A

Clean and crisp.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $1,600

Closed on 6/21/2006

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