Auction 167, Lot 287

Nice View of the French Riviera

"Nice - Grand Hotel des Palmiers...", Anon.

Subject: Southeastern France

Period: 1930 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
31.5 x 8.2 inches
80 x 20.8 cm

A striking bird's-eye view of the French Riviera from Toulon, France to Sanremo, Italy with the mountainous topography in the background boldly depicted. Identifies St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice, and Monaco to name a few more notable coastal cities. In the lower corners of the image are the initials "G.M." Above the view is an advertisement for the Grand Hotel in Nice. The phone number listed (25-69) suggests a circa date of no later than 1930. Self folding. No copies located on OCLC.

References:

Condition: B+

A clean and colorful example with a few tiny splits at fold intersections and a bit of offsetting in the lower blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/28/2018

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