PCT-57084

Ceremonies du Mariage. Ceremonie van haer Trouwen - Montanus (1669)

  • Technic: Etching on hand laid paper.
  • 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: 14,6 x 12,7 inch
  • Image size: 13,4 x 9,8 inch
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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'.