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Early 16th century prospect of Constantinople

FORESTI, Giacomo.

Costantinopolo Citta bellissima.
Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 90 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

An early diagrammatic prospect of Constantinople from Foresti da Bergamo's 'Novissime Hystoriæ'. Foresti (1434-1520) was a noted historian in his day: his 'Supplementum Chronicarum' (1491), was plagarised by Hartmann Schedel, appearing word for word in the more famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle' (1493).


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Stock Id :18405

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Early 16th century prospect of Constantinople

FORESTI, Giacomo.

Costantinopolo Citta bellissima.
Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 90 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

An early diagrammatic prospect of Constantinople from Foresti da Bergamo's 'Novissime Hystoriæ'. Foresti (1434-1520) was a noted historian in his day: his 'Supplementum Chronicarum' (1491), was plagarised by Hartmann Schedel, appearing word for word in the more famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle' (1493).


Stock ID : 18405

£180

£180