Antique Print of Musicians and Instruments by Moubach (c.1730)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1730
  • Overall size: 23.5 x 36.5 cm.
  • Image size: 20.5 x 31 cm.

€ 79,50($ 93.56 / £ 72.59)

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.. Antique Print of Musicians and Instruments by Moubach (c.1730)

Description: Antique print titled 'Moluquois jouant du Rabana - Divers Instrumens de Musique des Moluquois'. Engraving of Moluccans playing the Rabana. Also depicted are several instruments from the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. This print originates from 'Ceremonies et coutumes Religieuses (..)' by A. Moubach.

Artists and Engravers: The most important engraver of this work is Bernard Picart (1673-1733). He was a French painter and engraver. He received his art education from his father, Etienne (1632-1721), from Le Brun and Jouvenet at the Royal Academy. His talents developed rapidly: at the age of sixteen he gained honors at the Academy of Paris.He was born in Paris and died in Amsterdam. Other engravers worked on this work as well.