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Michel François Preaulx

 (fl. 1796-1827)
Michel François Preaulx was active/lived in France.  Michel Preaulx is known for painting.

Biography   Michel François Preaulx


An architect by training, Michel-Francois Préaulx arrived in Constantinople in 1796 as part of a team invited by Sultan Selim III to supply military and naval installations for the Ottoman forces.

He remained in Constantinople despite Napoleon’s France changing from ally to enemy of the Ottomans.  He continued to produce topographical drawings for British and French visitors, including the British Ambassador to Constantinople between 1799-1803, Lord Elgin.

A number of the drawings commissioned by Elgin are now in the British Museum.  In 1827, he was still in Turkey, and completed drawings for various books, including Constantinople et le Bosphore de Thrace pendant les années 1812, 1813, 1814 et p   ...  Displaying 750 of 949 characters.

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Vue de Kiosk du Grand Seigneur, aux eaux douces, extrémité du port de Constantinople, tel qu'il était en 1813
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THE BESIKTAS HEIGHTS WITH SELIMIYE BARRACKS IN THE DISTANCE
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