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Tripolis – Libya – Nordafrica

Title: Tripolis

General view of Tripoli, the capital city of Libya. In the foreground a naval battle, two sailing ships armed with canons firing at each other, clouds of smoke emerging from the ships.

Copper engraving by the publisher and engraver Joseph Friedrich Leopold (1668-1726) after a design by Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690 – 1776), Augsburg around 1700.

At the lower left, the artists privilege and the number 22, at the lower right the printers note: Johann Christian Leopold excudit Aug. Vind.

Print size: 20,5 x 29 cm

Early print, with white flags besides the title (without the descriptions), very good condition.

€ 290,-