Jun 23, 2022 - Sale 2610

Sale 2610 - Lot 381

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(NEW YORK CITY.) Charles-Balthazar-Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin. View of the City of New York Taken from Long Island. Finely etched panorama of Manhattan looking across the East River. Printed on India paper, 13 3/4x19 1/4 inches sheet size, mounted to a larger sheet of wove paper with faux plate mark, 19 3/4x25 3/4 inches overall; foxed and stained, backed on early cardboard. A re-strike from the original plate. New York, 1796 [but after]

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"...Manhattan as a tapering island projecting into a commodious harbor, flanked by a welcome array of visiting vessels and sheltering a crowd of buildings that bespeaks prosperity" -- Deak, Picturing America, 215.