PCT-57130

Tempel met Duysent Beelden - Montanus (1669)

  • Technic: Etching on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. A few small tears in the lower margin (not affecting image, closed with acid-free archival tape). Sheet edges a little browned. Left margin edge uneven. A small tear in the middle of the middle fold (only visible when the sheet is folded). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1669
  • Overall size: 14,9 x 12,7 inch
  • Image size: 12,7 x 9,9 inch
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.. Tempel met Duysent Beelden - Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Tempel met Duysent Beelden.' - The Temple of Sanjusangen-Do in Kyoto, dedicated to the Thousand Armed Kannon. The central statue is that of Kannon. In front of the main statue are 28 smaller statues of guardian deities. Additionally, a thousand statues of Kannon were present (seen to the left and right). 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'.