Untitled Print of various species of palms, fruit and trees from Southeast Asia - Valentijn (1726)

  • Technic: Handcoloured engraving and etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold as issued. Tiny stains in print. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 15 x 13 inch
  • Image size: 15 x 11,5 inch

€ 312,50($ 367.78 / £ 285.34)

Description: Antique print, untitled. Various species of palms, fruit and trees from South East Asia. From the monumental: "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën ..." by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726. VOC.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'G. Schoute' after 'François Valentijn'. Gilbert (or Gysbert) Schoute was an engraver and designer of prints from Amsterdam, active in the 18th century. The author François Valentijn (1666-1727), was a Dutch missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands.