Auction 123, Lot 421

"St. Pierre, Martinique",

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1830 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 5.5 inches
24.1 x 14 cm

Beautiful view of the port city with Mt. Pelee figuring prominently in the background. The scene shows men in rowboats shuttling to and from the several large ships moored in the harbor. Engraved by Fortier after art by C. Garneray. The view combines etching and engraving techniques.

References:

Condition: B+

The view has some faint, uneven toning and tape remnants on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008

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