Antique Print of Japanese wrestlers by Montanus (1669)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Left margin uneven from binding. Top margin faintly browned from age. A small stain in the right margin and a small dampstain in the top right 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: 20.2 x 32.2 cm.

€ 420,–($ 494.30 / £ 383.50)

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.. Antique Print of Japanese wrestlers by Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Japansche worstelaars.' - ('Japanese wrestlers'). Two wrestlers cautiously approach each other in the middle of a ring. Two other pairs are wrestling in the bakground, with behind them the spectators. 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'.