Antique Print of Punishment in Ouidah by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Vertical folds, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 37 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 26 x 18 cm.

€ 98,50($ 115.92 / £ 89.94)

Description: Antique print titled 'Punition d'une des Femmes du Roi de Juida (..) - Straf-oefening over eene vrouwen des Konings van Juida (..)'. Decorative panoramic view of the punishment of one of the wives of 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.