PCT-57140

Siccabonsii, Japansche Papen - 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. Faintly browned top margin. As this is a page from a book, there is text below the images on the front and 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: 6,5 x 5,4 inch
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.. Siccabonsii, Japansche Papen - Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Siccabonsii, Japansche Papen. [verso: Japanese soldiers].' - An image of a Japanese priest. In one hand hee holds a long rope with a thick knot in it. In the other he holds aloft a copper gong with the images of Japanese deities. On the rear an image of three Japanese soldiers: a pikeman, a musketman and a cavalryman (with bow and sword). 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'.