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