Antique Print of Marriage Ceremonies by Montanus (1669)

  • Condition: Fair, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. A large part of the lower right torn, with some loss of image. Sheet edges faintly browned from age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1669
  • Overall size: 37.2 x 32.2 cm.

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.. Antique Print of Marriage Ceremonies by Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Ceremonies du Mariage. Ceremonie van haer Trouwen.' - ('Marriage Ceremonies'). Bride, Groom, priest, and parents are all identified, as is the bride's idol. Musicians and soldiers are persent, as well as cart with money. A small fire burns in which the bride burns toys. Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in 't Vereenigde Nederland aan de Kaisaren van Japan […]. Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1669.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Arnoldus Montanus'.