Auction 121, Lot 708

"Gezigt van het Groot Serrail van Konstantinopolen", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Constantinople, Turkey

Period: 1734 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 5.2 inches
41.9 x 13.2 cm

This lovely panoramic view illustrates the grand city of Constantinople with numerous ships and boats in the foreground. A key at the bottom identifies 16 important locations. The engraving is based on a painting by François Boucher.

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Condition: A+

A nice impression on a strong sheet with folds as issued.

Estimate: $450 - $650

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/26/2007

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