A view of the Ruins of Persepolis by Cornelius Le Bruyn

A view of the Ruins of Persepolis by Cornelius Le Bruyn

Code: 54174

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Long title:A view of the Ruins of Persepolis as Taken from, the Plain. No 1:1, the two Beast at the Head of the Grand Staircase. 2.2 the Pilasters in Which are the 2 Winged Beatst fronting the Hill 3 & 4 the Tombs of the Persian Kings. 5 the Grand Staircase.6. Great and Small Pillars and Pillasters.  Copper engraving showing the ruins of the ancient Persian city of Persepolis, now in Iran.  Two sheets joined.  Overall sheet size: 77.7cms x 24.8cms ; 731mm x 220mm.  On left hand side margin and neatline and some grass re-instated in manuscript on old paper; old folds as issued ; one old sellotape staining on verso top right else striking engraving in very good condition.

 Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered primarily for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs. Taken from his Travels in the Levant.