BG-11795-34

Nanking - Nieuhof (1668)

  • Condition: Good, toning and repair on folding line. Few small spots, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1668
  • Overall size: 37 x 31 cm.
  • Image size: 29 x 18 cm.
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Description: Antique print China titled ‘Nanking'. This plate shows a view on the Chinese city of Nanking with its ramparts. Also depicted are several pagodas and on the foreground there is a palm tree. This print originates from the Latin edition of Nieuhof's work titled 'Legatio batavica ad magnum Tartariæ chamum Sungteium (..)'. 

Artists and Engravers: Johan / Jan / Johannes Nieuhof / Nieuhoff / Neuhof (1618-1672) was a Dutch traveler who wrote about his journeys to Brazil, China and India.