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Ægina, Saronic Gulf.

Ægina. Piacenza, Francesco Delinea Fran Placentia
Sculpsit Fran.Guianottus Mut.
Ægina. "Engia." Modena "Eredi Soliani stampatori Ducali" 1688
Copper engraved map of Ægina in the Saronic Gulf. from "L'Egeo redivivo, o' sia choragraphia dell' Archipelago". Text to verso. Good impression, slight show through of text from verso.
Zacharakis :2686/1750 169 by 123mm (6¾ by 4¾ inches).    €300
Stock No. 1731 - Greece full description

Temple of Minerva, Ægina in the Saronic Gulf.

Temple of Aphaea, Ægina. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del.; Chapuy lithog.; Fig par v. Adam. Temple of Aphaea, Ægina. "Temple de Minerve à Egine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Temple of Minerva on Ægina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
Also known as the Temple of Aphaea,the temple was made known in Western Europe by the publication of the Antiquities of Ionia (London, 1797). In 1811, the young English architect Charles Robert Cockerell, finishing his education on his academic Grand Tour, and Baron Otto Magnus von Stackelberg removed the fallen fragmentary pediment sculptures. On the recommendation of Baron Carl Haller von Hallerstein, who was also an architect and, moreover, a protégé of the art patron Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, the marbles were shipped abroad and sold the following year to the Crown Prince, soon to be King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Printed on india paper, mounted: scratch to sky ; generally clean; spotting to verso not showing on image; a few spots to lower margin; short margins, approx6mm outside printed image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 297 by 400mm (11¾ by 15¾ inches) image including title.    €500
Stock No. 1856 - Greece full description

Mount Oros on the island of Ægina in the Saronic Gulf.

Mount Oros, Ægina Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Mount Oros, Ægina "Intérieur du mont Fendu à Egine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Mount Oros in the interior of Ægina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
Baedeker in 1894 states: "the Oros,now named St.Elias after a chapel on its summit, is the most conspicuous point in the entire Saronic gulfand attracts the eye of every traveller who sails across the gulf from the E.or S."

Toning to edges of paper, a few spots to margins, otherwise clean.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 285 by 396mm (11¼ by 15½ inches) image including title.    €200
Stock No. 1857 - Greece full description

Temple of Olympian Zeus & the Acropolis, Athens.

The Olympieion called by the Romans the Temple of Jupiter Olympius, known in the eighteenth century as the Columns of Hadrian. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del.; Lith. par Benoit The Olympieion called by the Romans the Temple of Jupiter Olympius, known in the eighteenth century as the Columns of Hadrian. "Pantheon d'Adrien a Athènes." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
The view shows the temple in the foreground in great detail, with the Acropolis behind; the perspective also allows one to see the Gate of Hadrien and the Theatre of Herodian.
An iconic image of Athens;the temple is described by Vitruvius:"This work is not only universally esteemed, but is accounted one of the rarest specimens of magnificence."[ "On Architecture"(VII.Pref.15)]
Printed on india paper, mounted: spotting to sky & heavier to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 310 by 455mm (12¼ by 18 inches)extent of india paper, image Including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1858 - Greece full description

The Oracle of Delphi.

A General View of Delphi. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie lith. A General View of Delphi. "Vue Genérale de Delphes" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the site of Delphi from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the village of Kastri which stood on what is now the archeological site; the residents had used the marble columns and structures as support beams and roofs for their improvised houses.
Stackelberg indicates the temple of Apollo within the village, also giving locations for the Stadium and other major structures. although the site would not be excavated until the end of the century, when the village was moved following an earthquake. Behind is the rising might of Mount Parnassus, with Arachova on its high slopes. Generally clean & bright; 3 tiny wormhole withiin sky of the image; short tears to extreme margins well away from the image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 415 by 660mm (16¼ by 26 inches) image including title.    €700
Stock No. 1868 - Greece full description

Livadeia, Capital of Boeotia.

View of Livadeia Boeotia. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie lith. View of Livadeia Boeotia. "Lébadée aujourd'hui Livadie." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Livadia from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
Possibly the best view of Livadeia, showing its position on the slopes above the plain built between two hills the 2 springs known in mythology as "Lethe" (forgetfulness) and "Mnemosyne" (memory).
Stackelberg marks the Oracle of Trophonius and the mountains Parnassus and Cirphis . Clean and bright; printed on india paper, mounted; small scratch to sky; chips to extreme edges of paper.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 390 by 670mm (15¼ by 26½ inches) india paper.    €1000
Stock No. 1869 - Greece full description

Gyrton,on the river Pineios, Thessaly.

Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Gyrton in the valley of the Pineios. "Gyrton dans le Vallèe du Pènèe." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Gyrton & the valley of the Pineois, Thessaly from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the course of the river in the valley with the mountains including olympus behind . gyrton is a small village on the river named after a mythological figure. Clean and bright; printed on india paper, mounted;some spotting to margins; chips to extreme edges of paper.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 365 by 586mm (14¼ by 23 inches)India paper.    €700
Stock No. 1870 - Greece full description

Athens from the Plain of Kifissós,

The Plain of Kifissós, Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Justin Ouvrie Lith. The Plain of Kifissós, "Plain de Céphisse." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Athens from the Plain of Kifissós,, from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the plain of the river Kifissós, with the Acropolis of Athens in the mid ground and extending to the sea and the port of Pireus, Clean & bright; tears to right margin repaired [longest 40mm top right corner] none of the tears enters the image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 380 by 662mm (15 by 26 inches)image including title.    €1500
Stock No. 1873 - Greece full description

The Island of Salamína, site of the Battle of Salamis

Salamina. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Jacollet Lith. Salamina. "Salamine." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the island of Salamina from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the island of Salamina from behind the village of Ampelaka , with indications of the sites of the ancient town of Salamina, the port and looking to the mainland, in the distance the Acropolis of Athens .
Stackelberg must have chosen this view as it also shows the site of the Battle of Salamis , between the island and the mainland. Clean & bright.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 3000 by 658mm (118 by 26 inches)image including title.    €800
Stock No. 1874 - Greece full description

The Port of Ægina.

The Great Portof Ægina and the ruins of the Temple of Venus. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Rose Ostervald lith. The Great Portof Ægina and the ruins of the Temple of Venus. "Grand Port d'Egine et Restes de Temple de Venus" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the port of Ægina, from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view shows the port of Ægina, with the town, and the remains of the Temple of Venus. Clean & bright; slight crease to centre of sky; a few tears repaired to edges of paper; spotting to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 390 by 640mm (15¼ by 25¼ inches))image including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1875 - Greece full description


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