CD-12353

Antique Print of the Temple of Pythons by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning, Original folding lines, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 37.5 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 28 x 19 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Procession au Temple du Serpent - Ommegang naar den Tempel des Serpents'. Print of the procession at the Temple of Pythons, Ouidah. 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.