Auction 168, Lot 599

"Konstantinopel", Halma, Francois

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 7.4 inches
26.4 x 18.8 cm

A lovely panoramic view of Constantinople straddling the Bosphorus River. Townspeople and two camels appear in the foreground.

This engraving appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, the Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Unsold

Closed on 6/6/2018

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