Auction 119, Lot 752

"Gezigt van de Hellespont en van de Zee van Marmora", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6 x 5 inches
15.2 x 12.7 cm

Lovely little view of the Dardanelles, formerly called the Hellespont, a narrow strait connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmora. The ancient city of Troy was located near the western entrance of the strait, and it is a strategic port that separates Europe from Asia. The important points are noted on a 16-point key below.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/9/2007