Lot 42
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Girolamo Gianni

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
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Description

  • Girolamo Gianni
  • panoramic view of Constantinople, view from beyazit

  • signed and dated G Gianni 1868 lower left
  • oil on canvas
  • 73 by 206cm., 28¾ by 81in.

Provenance

Purchased by the family of the present owner circa 1960

Catalogue Note

This impressive view from the heights of Beyazit (today occupied by Istanbul Universtiy) takes in most of Constantinople's most famous landmarks. From left to right can be seen the Süleymaniye Mosque, the Galata Tower, the New Mosque at the near end of the Galata Bridge, Topkapi, and the Haghia Sophia.
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