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    Sale 7587

    19th Century European Art including Orientalist and Spanish Art

    2 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    Hermann David Salomon Corrodi (Italian, 1844-1905)

    The Golden Horn, Galata Bridge, Constantinople

    Price Realised  

    Hermann David Salomon Corrodi (Italian, 1844-1905)
    The Golden Horn, Galata Bridge, Constantinople
    signed 'H.Corrodi' (lower left)
    gouache and watercolour on paper
    9 x 14¼ in. (22.8 x 36.2 cm)


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    Hermann Corrodi gained international acclaim as a painter of Orientalist subjects through his commissions from the British and Austro-Hungarian royal families. He travelled extensively throughout Europe, North Africa and the Near East, exercising his remarkable talent for subtlety in the gradation of colour, shadow and light, evidenced in the present lot. There exists a larger oil version of this renowned composition, depicting the incessant flow of humanity at the nucleus of Constantinople.

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