Auction 124, Lot 590

"Vue du Grand Serrail de Constantinople", Duflos, Claude

Subject: Turkey, Istanbul

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Moeurs et usages des Turcs

Color: Hand Color

35.8 x 11 inches
90.9 x 27.9 cm

Superb panoramic view of the grand city of Constantinople with numerous ships and boats in the foreground. Finely engraved by Claude Duflos after a painting by François Boucher.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed, with a tissue repair on one fold.

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,000

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 5/7/2008