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Bortoli Antonio


Vatopedi Monastry


Mount Athos, Greece

Copper plate engraving

One sheet of paper: 57x82 cm: image 40x75; text 12x75 cm

Paper watermarks: B Gentile; Double headed Eagle 85x70mm and a shield with a quarter moon with a face (?) inside, 85x70 mm. Distance chainlines 36 mm

Condition: no restorations. Slightly irregular inking especially of the text


Here is an intricate engraving of the Eastern Orthodox Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, printed in 1792 in Venice by Antonio Bortoli. Colloquially known as the 'Holy Mountain,' Mount Athos and Vatopedi specifically have been important religious sites for centuries and Vatopedi remains a home for ascetic monks, ancient religious relics, ornate architecture, intricate frescoes, and an important ...

Bortoli Antonio
Bortoli Antonio
€ 4500
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Garneray


Vue du Port de la Havane


1830 - litho with original handcolouring


Particularly beautiful view of the port of Havana, with the city far away and a rural scene in the foreground.

Garneray
€ 4000
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Firks, Henry


San Francisco


Snow & Co, (1849) 1880 - Reps 340 - chromolitho 32,5x80,5 cm


San Francisco, looking from Rincon point towards telegraph hills, showing the port city and trading post with 42 ships in the harbour. Only for stores and just one hotel. Firks was the first to show San Francisco after the goldrush started in 1848.

Firks, Henry
€ 6200
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Jones, T.R.


Aix Galericulata (Mandarin Duck)


London 1869/1873

Lithograph with original colour, 22x14,5cm


From Cassell's Book of Birds

Slightly spotted, not in the drawing

Jones, T.R.
€ 80
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Jones, T.R.


Painted Spur-Fowl


London 1869/1873

Lithograph with original colour, 22x14,5cm


From Cassell's Book of Birds

Small spot, not in the drawing, else excellent

Jones, T.R.
€ 80
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