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"Costumi Turchi e Grechi fatti in Constantinopoli 1790" | Album of original watercolours, 1790

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

"Costumi Turchi e Grechi fatti in Constantinopoli 1790" | Album of original watercolours, 1790

"Costumi Turchi e Grechi fatti in Constantinopoli 1790" | Album of original watercolours, 1790

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

50,400

GBP

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Turkish and Greek costume


“Costumi Turchi e Grechi fatti in Constantinopoli 1790”, Constantinople, 1790


Folio (320 x 190mm.), manuscript title, 67 original watercolour, comprising a half length portrait of Sultan Abdul Hamid I and 66 full-length portraits of officials, soldiers, sailors, traders, ladies, etc., contemporary manuscript captions in an Italian hand, contemporary tree calf, a few captions cropped, rebacked retaining original spine


Folio (320 x 190mm.), manuscript title, 67 original watercolour, comprising a half length portrait of Sultan Abdul Hamid I and 66 full-length portaits of officials, soldiers, sailors, traders, ladies, etc., contemporary manuscript captions in an Italian hand, contemporary tree calf, a few captions cropped, rebacked retaining original spine


A note in pencil on the title reads “Done by a Greek, self taught”.

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate


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