Catalog Archive
Auction 150, Lot 569

"Gezigt van het Groot Serrail van Konstantinopolen", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 5.3 inches
42.2 x 13.5 cm
New! Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

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: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light soiling. One small fold separation and one small chip, both confined to blank margins, have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014