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Two Jewish engravings - Nicolas de Nicolay

Opening price: $120

Commission: 22%

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09.14.2022 07:00pm

* Marchant juif - Turkish Jewish cloth merchant. 35x23 cm.

* Jewish woman from Adrianople - Turkey. 35x23 cm.

The two engravings were originally published in the travel book "Le Navigationi Et Viaggi, Fatti Nella Turchia" by the French geographer Nicolas de Nicolay, published in Venice in 1568, In which the author drew 60 engravings of clothing styles in the Ottoman Empire that are considered faithful to reality. Before us two engravings that appeared apparently in the French edition of the book that was published at the end of the 16th century.

general condition very good.

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144. Two Jewish engravings - Nicolas de Nicolay