JAK-301

Antique Print of female Deities of Chinese Buddhism by Valentijn (1726)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear and creasing. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 20 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 17.5 x 28 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Intrede des Chineschen Tempels - De Chineesche God Calamija'. Copper engraving of two female deities of Chinese Buddhism in Indonesia; Quanteja and Quam Iem Hoedso. This print originates from 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën' by F. Valentijn.

Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC's lands.