Portrait d'Hasan Pacha.
Engraving with large margins. Plate: 280 x 440mm, (11 x 17¼"). Some foxing and some surface dirt. Some tears in the edges.
A portrait of Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha (1713-1790), a famed Turkish admiral, who stands by a bowing servant with a lion behind him. In the background several ships engage in battle. From 'Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoénicie, de la Palastine, et la Basse Aegypte' 1799-1800. Louis Francois Cassas (was a member of the retinue for the French ambassador to the Ottoman Court. After being commissioned by the ambassador to capture the sites of the Levant, Cassas travelled throughout Syria, Northern Egypt and Palastine between 1784 and 1787.
[Ref: 35423] £220.00