Auction 173, Lot 240

"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)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

A sharp impression, issued folding on watermarked paper with a small worm track in the image at top right and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/5/2019

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