Amedeo Preziosi (Maltese, 1816-1882) Goksu Fountain

Amedeo Preziosi (Maltese, 1816-1882) Goksu Fountain

Do you have a similar item? Have it appraised or consign with us.

Hammer Price w/ BP

$6,785

Lot # 266
Title Amedeo Preziosi (Maltese, 1816-1882) Goksu Fountain
Description Watercolor and pencil on embossed Bristol paper. Signed lower left 'Preziosi 1843'.
Dimensions 11 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Provenance Prince Roger de Bauffremont (1823-1891). The Peter Tillou Collection, Litchfield, Connecticut
Category Paintings & Prints
Auction Date Sep 28, 2019

Details:

This watercolour comes from a unique and rare collection of watercolours by: Presziosi, Amadeo (1816-1882) & Adalbert de Beaumont (1809-1869) Constantinople and Egypt: 1845. Souvenir De Constantinople et d’ un Voyage fait en Egypte en 1845, par le Duc alors Prince Roger de Bauffremont, Aquarelles de Presiosi et du Vicomte Adalbert de Beaumont {manuscript caption title}, The watercolours are hinged on period card mounts size, 25 ¾” x 18 ¾”and range in sizes from 4 ½” x 5 ½” to 13” x 19 ½”. Several are signed by Preziosi and Beaumont, all captioned at a contemporary date on the mount, others additionally captioned in the image by the artists. The collection of watercolours of Turkey and Egypt accomplished by two notable 19th century Orientalists artist, documenting a journey through the region by a French prince. Some of the watercolours depict views of Bosphorus, Therapia and other sites in and around Constantinople. The remainder depict scenes and costumes of Egypt. Both Beaumont and Preziosi were known as illustrators of travel books in the middle nineteenth century. The present watercolours and drawings were never published and constitute a valuable and exquisitely rendered documentary of the sites visited and local costumes of the period.

Shipping Information:

Unlike many auction companies, Cottone Auctions offers a full-service shipping department. We’re equipped to pack and safely ship just about any item to just about any location around the globe.
Learn more >

Share

We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies. Ok, I agree