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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    Charles Frederick von Brocktorff (1755-1850)

    View of the Ponta Reale, Valletta, Malta

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    Charles Frederick von Brocktorff (1755-1850)
    View of the Ponta Reale, Valletta, Malta
    signed and dated 'C von Brocktorff/1833' and titled 'View of the Ponta Reale. Valletta. Malta'
    pencil and watercolour on paper
    9 x 12¼in. (22.8 x 31.1cm.)


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    The Danish born artist Charles Frederick von Brocktorff, became one of the leading illustrators and recorders of Malta during the first half of the 19th century and heads a family of painters, lithographers and cartographers that were prominent in their field for about 100 years.

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