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The Lion gate of Mycenae, Peloponnesus

The Plain of Argos and Mycenae. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Lithog par Broulloff. The Plain of Argos and Mycenae. "Plaine d'Argos et de Mycène." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Lion gate of Mycenae and the plain of Argos from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page folded; blank verso.
The view shows the famous entry to the acropolis of Mycenae, the Lion Gate, and looks over the Plain of Argos to the castle of Larissa, Argos with Nafplion in the distance .
The gate is unexcavated; in the foreground are various figures including the artist making a sketch of the gate; on the approach to the gate another group of figures, stand before the "trésor souterraine" as indicated by Stackelberg. The view is important in showing the archeological features before excavation which was first carried out by the Greek archaeologist Kyriakos Pittakis in 1841. He found and restored the Lion Gate. In 1876, Heinrich Schliemann started a complete excavation at the site. Bright & clean; some light spotting within the image and to the blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 360 by 650mm (14¼ by 25½ inches)image including title.    €800
Stock No. 1879 - Greece full description

Nafplion, First Capital of Modern Greece.

Napoli di Romaine otherwise Nafplion. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Jacollet Lith. Napoli di Romaine otherwise Nafplion. "Napoli de Romainie autrefois Naùplie." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Nafplion and the approach across the plain of Argos from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view from the plain of Argos also shows Tyrins , the rock of Palamidi , Acronafplia, and Bourdgi in the gulf of Argos. On the opposite shore Stackelberg indicates Lerna home of the Hydra killed by Hercules as the 2nd of his 12 labours. Bright & clean; some very light spotting within the image and to the blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 375 by 645mm (14¾ by 25½ inches)image including title.    €800
Stock No. 1880 - Greece full description

The Old City of Korinth, and Acrokorinth. Peloponnesus

The Town of Corinth , close to the port of Lechaeum . Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Lithog. par Dupressoir The Town of Corinth , close to the port of Lechaeum . "Ville de Corinth, prise du port Lèuchèum." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Korinth, the old city, and Acrokorinth 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 old city of Korinth around the precincts of Ancient Korinth on the slopes of the rock of Acrokorinth, and mentions the port of Lechaeum close to which the modern city was built after the earthquake of1858.
Stackelberg indicates the palace of the Pascha (under Ottoman rule Corinth was the capital of the Mora Eyalet in 1715–1731 and then a sanjak capital until 1821) Bright & clean.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 370 by 628mm (14½ by 24¾ inches)image including title.    €1200
Stock No. 1881 - Greece full description

Patras , Entrance to the Gulf of Corinth & the coast of Ætolia.

Coast of Ætolia, View of Patras. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Coast of Ætolia, View of Patras. "Cõtes de Ætolie vue de Patras." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the entrance to the gulf of Korinth, with Patras from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page folded; blank verso.
The view shows the entrance to the Gulf of Korinth with the small town of Patras in the foreground, looking across to the coast of Ætolia opposite. Spotting mainly to margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 375 by 660mm (14¾ by 26 inches)image including title.    €800
Stock No. 1882 - Greece full description

Kalamata, Messinia, Peloponnesus.

Pharae today called Calamata. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Lit-é par Villeneuve Pharae today called Calamata. "Pharae aujourd'hui Calamata" Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Kalamata 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 castle, site of the ancient city of Pharae and the town of Kalamata extending down to the sea. the chain of Taygetus in the background. Evenly toned.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 390 by 643mm (15¼ by 25¼ inches)image including title.    €1200
Stock No. 1886 - Greece full description

Mystras, Byzantine capital of the Despotate of the Morea.

The Plain of Evrotas , View of Mystras. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del.; Lith. par Deroy. The Plain of Evrotas , View of Mystras. "Plaine d'Evrotas. Vue de Mistra." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Mystras from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
Mystras was the capital of the Byzantine Despotate of the Morea in the 14th and 15th centuries. The view is from close to the city & looks down the valley of the Evrotas river, with the Acropolis of Ancient Sparta in the distance Clean & bright.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 365 by 615mm (14¼ by 24¼ inches)image including title.    €1200
Stock No. 1885 - Greece full description

Ancient Sparta, Mount Taygetos, Peloponnesus.

The Acropolis of Sparta. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Lithog. par Dupressoir The Acropolis of Sparta. "Acropolis de Sparte." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the acropolis of Ancient Sparti, Mystras and Mount Taygetos from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page from an unfolded edition; blank verso.
The view looks up the valley of Evrotas, showing the acropolis of Ancient Sparta, with the Theatre , also showing the position of Mystras on the slopes of Mount Taygetos. In the foreground various figures rest amongst ruined columns. Clean & bright; some light small spots.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 365 by 630mm (14¼ by 24¾ inches)image including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1884 - Greece full description

Mount Taygetos and Sparta, Peloponnesus.

Chain of Taygetos, and the theatre at Sparta. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del. Le Camus lith. Chain of Taygetos, and the theatre at Sparta. "Chaine du Taygète. Vue de Thèatre de Sparte." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of Mount Taygetos, Sparti and Mystras from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: double page folded; blank verso.
The view is from the ancient theatre of Sparta, in the valley of Evrotas, looking towards Taygatos, showing Mystras on the slopes. Evenly toned.; a few spots to sky ; the rest mainly to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 350 by 647mm (13¾ by 25½ inches)image including title.    €1000
Stock No. 1883 - Greece full description

Temple of Zeus, Ancient Nemea.

Temple of Zeus Nemea. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Temple of Zeus Nemea. "Temple de jupiter Néméen." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the Temple of Zeus, Ancient Nemea from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso. Bright and generally clean; one spot within the image,; wide margins, dampstain to lower right corner far from image.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 235 by 393mm (9¼ by 15½ inches), Image within border title below. page size:365x492mm.    €380
Stock No. 3104 - Greece full description

Ancient Nemea.

Valley of Nemea. Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von, Baron. Baron de Stackelberg del . Villeneuve Lith. Valley of Nemea. "Valée de Némée." Paris J.F. d'Ostervald 1829-1834
Black & white lithograph of the valley of Nemea from Stackelberg's " La Grèce. Vues Pitttoresques et Topographiques." First and only edition: single page; blank verso.
A distant view of the temple of Zeus in the Valley of Nemea. Even light toning; spinkling oflight foxing with a few darker spots to blank margins.
Navari/ Blackmer: 1593; Sotheby's/Blackmer 1031 224 by 403mm (8¾ by 15¾ inches) image within border, title and key below. page size;370x506mm    €250
Stock No. 3106 - Greece full description


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