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[Constantinople] Vue de Bosphore, environs de Bebek.
[Constantinople] Vue de Bosphore, environs de Bebek.
J. Brindési del. Imp. Lemercier, Paris. Schultz lith.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Fine coloured lithograph. Sheet 350 x 490mm (13¾ x 19¼"), very large margins.
A view of the houses on the waterfront of Bebek, now a suburb of Istanbul. After Giovanni Brindesi (1826-88), an Italian who had a workshop in Pera and was buried in the Catholic cemetery of Feriköy district. He published 'Souvenirs de Constantinople' as two albums (1855 & 1860), the first depicting Turkish costume, the second scenes from everyday life in Istanbul. His original drawings are held by the Museum of Topkapi Palace and the University of Istanbul.
[Ref: 56019]   £320.00  
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