CD-12359

Antique Print of the Coronation of the King of Ouidah by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Original folding lines. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 34.5 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 25.5 x 18 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Couronnement du Roi de Juida (..) - Krooning des Konings van Juida (..)'. Decorative panoramic view of Coronation of the King of Juida (Ouidah, Whydah). This print originates from 'Historische beschryving der reizen, of Nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste Zee- en Landtogten' by P. de Hondt. 

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam 1715-1779), a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart and became heavily influenced by his style.