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Auction archive: Lot number 18

Large Collection of Prints – Palestine and the Near East

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Auction archive: Lot number 18

Large Collection of Prints – Palestine and the Near East

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US$0
Price realised:
US$2,214
Beschreibung:

About 140 prints on the subject of Palestine, the Near East and biblical stories. Various printing locations, late 15th to early 20th century (most prints are from the 19th century). The prints, including engravings, numerous lithographs and a number of early photographs - portray the country's views, holy sites, its indigenous residents, biblical stories and more. Many of the prints are in color; many were taken from books and some were independently printed. Among the items: a number of leaves with woodcuts (among them a view of Constantinople) out of "Nuremberg Chronicle". * Two engravings - "Destruction of the Temple" (1708) and "Destruction of Jerusalem (1720) by Jan Luyken * "Rachel's Tomb", lithograph by Luigi Mayer (1803). * Lithographs after David Roberts * Four photographs of Palestine by the photographer Francis Bedford (ca. 1862). * The lithograph "Coffee house at Jerusalem" by Carl Werner (1868). * The engraving "Atria Templi Solominis" from the book by Thomas Fuller (1869), and many others. About 140 prints. Size and condition vary. Provenance: Collection of Hermann Meyer and his daughter Channah Sapir.

Auction archive: Lot number 18
Auction:
Datum:
8 Aug 2018
Auction house:
Kedem Auction House Ltd.
King George st. 58
9242209 Jerusalem
Israel
[email protected]
+972 (0)77 5140223
+972 (0)2 9932048
Beschreibung:

About 140 prints on the subject of Palestine, the Near East and biblical stories. Various printing locations, late 15th to early 20th century (most prints are from the 19th century). The prints, including engravings, numerous lithographs and a number of early photographs - portray the country's views, holy sites, its indigenous residents, biblical stories and more. Many of the prints are in color; many were taken from books and some were independently printed. Among the items: a number of leaves with woodcuts (among them a view of Constantinople) out of "Nuremberg Chronicle". * Two engravings - "Destruction of the Temple" (1708) and "Destruction of Jerusalem (1720) by Jan Luyken * "Rachel's Tomb", lithograph by Luigi Mayer (1803). * Lithographs after David Roberts * Four photographs of Palestine by the photographer Francis Bedford (ca. 1862). * The lithograph "Coffee house at Jerusalem" by Carl Werner (1868). * The engraving "Atria Templi Solominis" from the book by Thomas Fuller (1869), and many others. About 140 prints. Size and condition vary. Provenance: Collection of Hermann Meyer and his daughter Channah Sapir.

Auction archive: Lot number 18
Auction:
Datum:
8 Aug 2018
Auction house:
Kedem Auction House Ltd.
King George st. 58
9242209 Jerusalem
Israel
[email protected]
+972 (0)77 5140223
+972 (0)2 9932048
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