"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
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.
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.