PCT-57131

De tempel der goude Amida - Montanus (1669)

  • Technic: Etching on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Right margin uneven, from binding. Top margin faintly browned. A crease in the right edge of the sheet, below the image. 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 5,4 inch
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.. De tempel der goude Amida - Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'De tempel der goude Amida.' - Interior view of the Temple of Amida (also Amitabha) in Edo (also Yedo/Jeddo, now Tokyo). The statue shows the God seated on a seven-headed horse. The God himself has a dog's head. 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'.