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Auction 188, Lot 340

"Le Pik de Teneriffe / De Piek-Bergh op het Eilant Tenerifto", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Tenerife, Canary Islands

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 9.5 inches
31.8 x 24.1 cm
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This fanciful view of Mount Teide on the island of Tenerife was originated by Montanus. At 3717 meters above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Atlantic, and the third largest volcano on earth. It was an important landmark for sailors.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on a sheet with a large Strasburg Lily watermark, issued folding with a tear at top left and a few tiny worm holes in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/22/2022

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