07 août 2009

Bonhams to auction Maltese Artist's 1875 Grand Tour Watercolour Sketchbook, Est. £500,000

LONDON. - A remarkable sketchbook containing over 80 stunning watercolours by Count Amadeo Preziosi, who left Malta to spend his life in Constantinople (Istanbul), is one of the highlights of Bonhams next Travel and Exploration Sale on 16th  September in New Bond Street. The sketchbook taken on a Grand Tour of Europe in 1875 by the watercolour artist, Count Amadeo Preziosi (1816-1882), self-titled ‘Souvenir de mon dernier voyage’ is estimated to sell for £320,000-500,000. The book provides a brilliant insight into a lost... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

Amadeo Preziosi, Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life. Paris: Lemercier, 1858

Amadeo Preziosi, Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life. Paris: Lemercier, 1858 first edition, oblong folio (418 x 565mm.), tinted lithographed title and 29 chromolithographed plates, captions in English and French, later half morocco incorporating part of original cloth gilt calligraphic binding on upper cover, a fine copy. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 13,750 GBP  LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Atabey 999 (second issue dated 1861); Blackmer 1353 (second edition dated 1865) Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases... [Lire la suite]
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