Fifty-three Portraits of Ottoman Costumes
European School, 19th Century
from three series: the first group consisting of 37 paintings, first half of the 19th Century, depicting janissaries, dervishes, palace officials, Jewish merchants and other figures, watercolours on paper laid down on card, identifying inscriptions in pencil in English and French, in mounts, each approximately 175 x 110 mm.; a second group of 14 similar portraits, watercolours on paper, English identifying inscriptions in pencil, unframed, approximately 190 x 120 mm.; and two portraits, depicting a Foreign Minister and an Armenian woman, watercolours on paper, black margin rules, inscriptions in French; and 12 further prints of Ottoman costumes from an English series, London 1802, after original drawings by Octavien Delvimart, in mounts, 335 x 220 mm.
235 x 170 mm.(53)