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Auction 189, Lot 558

"Veue de Constantinople", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8.1 inches
27.4 x 20.6 cm
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This interesting bird's-eye view of Constantinople is based on Guillaume-Joseph Grelot's travels in the late seventeen century. It shows the city across the strategic Bosphorus Strait that is filled with ships. The title is contained in a banner at top.


Condition: B

A dark impression, issued folding and now flattened and trimmed to the neatlines with a few tiny separations and light soiling along the folds.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/14/2022