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Auction 123, Lot 447

"Vue de la Place de Juan Fernandez, ou le Chef d'Escadre avoit sa Tente. Gezigt van de Plaats op Juan fernandez, daar de Schout-by-Nagt deszelfs Tent had", Van Schley, J.

Subject: Chile

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.5 x 7 inches
26.7 x 17.8 cm

Attractive view of Juan Fernandez' encampment in Chile. The scene shows several groups of men involved in conversation being watched by a figure standing in the shadow of a large tree. Large mountains loom in the background. A simple keyboard-style border surrounds the nicely engraved view. Engraved by Van Schley.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed. The view has some extraneous creasing. Crisply engraved with a good impression.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 2/20/2008