Auction 139, Lot 578

"Scutari / Serraglio di Constantinopoli", Bruyn, Cornelius de

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1698 (circa)

Publication: Reizen door de vermaardste Deelen van Klein Asia

Color: Hand Color

39.5 x 11.5 inches
100.3 x 29.2 cm

A fine panoramic view of Constantinople looking down the Bosphorus to the Sea of Marmara from the Golden Horn, which is filled with a variety of sailing crafts. To the right is the Topkapi Palace on Seraglio Point and across the Bosphorus is the Scutari, modern-day Uskudar. Printed from two plates on two sheets, joined, as issued.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, with light foxing primarily confined to wide, blank margins.

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,000


Closed on 2/15/2012