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Constantinople – Istanbul – Turkey
Title: "Vue Générale de Constantinople, Prise de la montage de Boulgourlou, au dessus de Scutari"
Decorative general view of Constantinople (Istanbul) seen from Scutari (Üsküdar).
Coloured copper engraving by Anton Ignatz Melling (1763-1831), Paris 1819.
Sheet size: 60 x 97 cm; Print size: 55,5 x 94 cm
Beautiful print and colours, some minor stains, slight toning of the paper due to old age, altogether in very good condition.
The artist and architect is famous for his views of Istanbul (Constantinople), where he lived for 18 years and worked as court architect for Sultan Selim III.