24 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 2,500
Robert Martin, early 19th Century, after Wenceslaus Hollar
The Long View of London from Bankside
handcoloured lithograph, originally published 1832
S. 91 x 18¼in. (231.2 x 46.5cm.)
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This magnificent view of seventeenth century London copied form Hollar's etched masterpiece of 1647, serves as a record of a lost city, destroyed barely twenty years later by the Great Fire.
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