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Auction 168, Lot 437

"Gezigt van den Tuin van Somerset's Paleis, Langs den Theems tot op de Brug van Londen", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: London, England

Period: 1753 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 6.4 inches
42.7 x 16.3 cm

This is a lovely view from the garden terrace of the Somerset House overlooking the Thames River. St. Paul's Cathedral looms in the background while the London Bridge is depicted at far right. This view is based on a painting by Giovanni Antonio Canal, also known as Canaletto.


Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding, with a couple of extraneous creases. The left margin is narrow but still ample for framing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/6/2018