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Auction 118, Lot 808

"Erivan", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Armenia - Yerevan

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Universe

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm

Lovely miniature view of Yerevan in Armenia. The city is enclosed behind fortified walls, and several people are shown in the foreground traveling to the city, with a couple of camels as well. Mount Ararat is in the distance, the fabled resting place of Noah's Ark, which is shown perched precariously upon its summit. French text on verso

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Condition: A

Evenly toned, with some light, marginal foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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