Auction 135, Lot 589

"Constantinoble", Du Pinet, Antoine

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1564 (published)

Publication: Plantz, Pourtraitz et Descriptions de Plusieurs Villes…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 10 inches
31.8 x 25.4 cm

This chorographical view of Constantinople is from Du Pinet's rare city atlas published in Lyon by Jean d'Ogerolles. It is taken from Sebastian Munster's plan and features a decorative border, a legend in French below naming six locations lettered on the map, and d'Ogerolles' imprint at bottom.


Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400


Closed on 2/16/2011