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Holy Man from the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro – Antique Print

Picturesque Figures from the Austro-Hungarian Empire

 Wonderful original 1813 hand-colored aquatint engraving from William Alexander’s “Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Austrians” published by Howlett and Brimmer in London.

The print is nicely matted and ready to frame.

Plate 38

 A handwritten annotation on the bottom of the sheet in pencil in German reads “Griech. Geistlicher aus d’Bocche di Cattaro” (A Greek Holy Man from Bocche di Cattaro) indicating that this is a holy man from the Dalmation coast, Bocche di Càttaro / Boka Kotorska.

Bocche di Cattaro is the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro

 Dimensions: Around 16 X 12 cm ( 5 X 6.5 inches)

Condition: Very good. Light browing around the edges. Slightly rough edges. Enlarge photos for full details.