"Veue des Dardanelles de Constantinople", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Dardanelles, Turkey
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 8.1 inches
27.4 x 20.6 cm
This striking view depicts the Dardanelles leading to the Sea of Marmara, with Constantinople (Istanbul) in the background. Chateau Neuf d'Europe and Chateau Neuf d'Asie are depicted on either side of the Hellespont, with two ships in between. The ruins of Troy are depicted at bottom right.
Issued folding and now flattened and trimmed to the neatlines. There is non-archival tape along the top edge of the sheet on verso.