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    Sale 7652

    Exploration and Travel

    25 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    Edouard Weissandt (fl.1865)

    'Vue de la rade et de la ville de Montevidéo sur la Rio de la Plata. 1825 à 1828'

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    Edouard Weissandt (fl.1865)
    'Vue de la rade et de la ville de Montevidéo sur la Rio de la Plata. 1825 à 1828'
    signed and dated 'Ed. Weissandt 1865' (lower right), titled on the mount
    watercolour heightened with white on paper
    12 3/8 x 23½in. (31.4 x 59.7cm.)


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    Weissandt depicts United Provinces, Brazilian and United States shipping off Montevideo in this retardataire view: painted in 1865, the title on the mount dates the view depicted to 1825-28, the historic period when Uruguay forged its independence from Brazil.

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