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