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Lot 270
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Michael Zeno Diemer

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
Sold
86,500 GBP
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Description

  • Michael Zeno Diemer
  • View of the Bosphorus with Rumelihisari
  • signed M. Zeno Diemer lower right
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Johannas Saabye (acquired by the mid-1930s. Saabye was the co-founder of the Danish consulting engineers Saabye & Lerche, part of the Groupe Suedo-Danois consortium which constructed the Turkish Irmak-Filyos & Fevzipasa-Diyarbekir railway under Ataturk between 1927-35. It is likely the present work was a gift to Saabye for his role in this project); thence by descent to the present owner
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