Item #28349 Fort & Harbour of Aboukir, Ancient Canopus. Luigi Mayer, Thomas Milton.

Fort & Harbour of Aboukir, Ancient Canopus.

London: T. Bensley for R. Bower, 1804. Fort & Harbour of Aboukir has men rowing small boats in the foreground, sailing ships in mid ground, and fort in background. A print from "Views in Palestine, from the Original Drawings of Luigi Mayer, with an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Country and Its Remarkable Places".

Luigi Mayer [1755–1803] was an Italian-German artist and one of the earliest and most important late 18th-century European painters of the Ottoman Empire. His "Views in Palestine" were made into aquatints with the help of T. Milton.

Aquatint with plate mark 15 1/4 x 12", on paper 18 x 12 3/4", very good condition with delicate color and detail. Item #28349

Price: $100.00

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