Auction 159, Lot 463

"Nice Vue Prise Audessus de Montalban",

Subject: Nice, France

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Voyage Aerien en France, L'Italie a Vol d'Oiseau

Color: Printed Color

Size:
17.2 x 11.2 inches
43.7 x 28.4 cm

This tinted lithograph presents a bird's-eye view of Nice from the surrounding hills, looking down over the city and out to the Mediterranean Sea. Drawn by Alfred Guesdon, who was well-known for his urban bird's-eye views, and lithographed by Jules Arnout. Printed by Lemercier and published by A. Hauser, whose embossed stamp is at bottom center of sheet.

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Condition: B+

Very light scattered foxing and a short tear confined to left blank margin. There is light soiling and a few minor creases in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2016

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