PCT-57122

Japansche Ren-baanen - Montanus (1669)

  • Technic: Etching on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Right edge uneven from binding. Small stains in the right margin (not affecting 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: 6,5 x 5,3 inch
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Japansche Ren-baanen.' - View of a race at a Japanese (horse) racing track. A man runs beside a horse (the horse's rein in his hand). A man who could keep up with the horse and jump with it over a rope would be the winner. Judges to the left and musicians in the 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'.