PCT-57145

Beschryving des afgods Canon - Montanus (1669)

  • Technic: Etching on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Left edge uneven from binding. Small stains and creasing in the left margin. A small tear in the lower margin. As this is a page from a book, there is text beneath the image and on the rear of the sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1669
  • Overall size: 8,1 x 12,7 inch
  • Image size: 6,4 x 5,3 inch
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.. Beschryving des afgods Canon - Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Beschryving des afgods Canon.' - An image of the statue of the God Guanyin (also known as Kannon or Kwannon) in the temple in Osaka, Japan. The four-armed figure emerges from a fish, and has a flower in his hair. A young man praying to Kannon emerges from a large sea shell in front of the statue. Several figures are visible in the left background. Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in 't Vereenigde Nederland aan de Kaisaren van Japan […]. Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1669.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Arnoldus Montanus'.