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Antoine Ignace Melling
Vue de Constantinople, Prise de la tour de Leandre
Paris: Treuttel et Wurtz, c.1819. Very Good. Laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation.. , Views Asia Turkey;A fine view of Constantinople (Istanbul) during the early 19th century, showing a procession of boats going down the Bosphorus with a fine birds eye view of the city in the background.Antoine Ignace Melling (1763-1831) was a painter, architect and voyager who is counted among the "Levantine Artists". He is famous for his views of Constantinople, a town where he lived for 18 years. He was imperial architect to Sultan Selim III and Hatice Sultan and later landscape painter to the Empress Josephine of France. His most influential work is published as Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore.Views Asia Turkey;Image Size : 486x910 (mm), 19.13x35.83 (Inches)Views Asia Turkey;Platemark Size : Views Asia Turkey;Paper Size : 615x988 (mm), 24.21x38.90 (Inches)Views Asia Turkey;Hand ColoredViews Asia Turkey;Copper Engraving
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