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Auction 128, Lot 779

"Gezigt van het Groot Serrail van Konstantinopolen", Anon.

Subject: Turkey, Istanbul

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 5.2 inches
42.4 x 13.2 cm
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A lovely panoramic view illustrating 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 Francois Boucher.


Condition: A+

Issued folded, now flattened.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/20/2009