Auction 122, Lot 557

"A General View of Lisbon, the Capital City of Portugal", Anon.

Subject: Portugal, Lisbon

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.8 x 7.8 inches
30 x 19.8 cm

Pretty view of the city of Lisbon as seen from from the bay displays many galleons in the harbor. The view is enclosed in an intricately engraved frame. Engraved by Sparrow.

References:

Condition: B+

Later color on a strong sheet with margins trimmed close, but still adequate for framing. A couple small spots of foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2007

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