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Auction 189, Lot 577

"De Mey-Doen", Bruyn, Cornelius de

Subject: Isfahan, Iran

Period: 1714 (circa)

Publication: Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 8.1 inches
36.8 x 20.6 cm
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A lovely view of the market at Meidan Emam in Iṣfahan, as seen from the south. The Meidan Emmam was constructed between 1598 and 1629 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is surrounded by several important buildings, as seen in this view, including the Royal Mosque, the Mosque of Sheykh Lotfollah, and the Portico of Qaysariyyeh.


Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with an eagle coat of arms watermark and a small chip at top right.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/14/2022