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Auktion: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
wurde versteigert am: 28. Juli 2020
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Van de Velde. Album of original drawings the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), circa 1840s

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £
ca. 1.256 $ - 2.513 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 243, Aufrufe: 65

VAN DE VELDE, CHARLES WILLIAM MEREDITH Album of original drawings of the Dutch East Indies, c.1840s. Oblong folio (240 x 345mm.), 16 drawings on 15 leaves, comprising 2 watercolours over pencil and 14 pencil drawings, some with wash, nineteenth-century blindstamped crushed maroon morocco, some light spotting, wear to spine, extremities rubbed The drawings include watercolour views in Sumatra, and Bantam, together with sketches of houses in Java and Sumatra, traditional boats, studies of people and their dress, dancers, trees, transport, and soldiers.Van de Velde (1818-1898) was a Dutch naval officer, artist, cartographer, honorary member of the Red Cross and missionary. He spent much of his early naval career in Indonesia between 1838 and 1847, and published a large map of Java in 1847, and a book with lithographs titled Gezigten uit Neerlands Indie (Amsterdam, 1843-45; published in French as Vues de Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebes, et autres possessions Hollandaises, Amsterdam, 1846). See also lots 221 and 279.Condition ReportCondition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate. We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Auktionsdatum: 28.07.2020
Adresse: Sotheby's
London