Auction 98, Lot 460

"Marine, Dessin d'une Galere a la Rame nommee la Reale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Ships

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

25.2 x 13.5 inches
64 x 34.3 cm

Large engraving of an ancient multi-oared warship. The galley is manned by two men per oar (26 oars per side) and directed by the captain and oar-masters. Large banners and depictions of the anchors make a dramatic impact. Designed by Goussier and engraved by Benard.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/6/2002