2-Antique Prints-CHUKCHI-MAN-WOMAN-TRADITIONAL-DRESS-Labrousse-Grasset-1797

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‘HOMME DE TSCHUTSKY. / FEMME DE TSCHUTSKY.’

– (Man and Woman from Chukchi.) The first print shows a Chukchi man, dressed in traditional attire, engaged in archery. The outfit is richly adorned, and he is positioned in a natural setting that indicates a hunting scene. The second image shows a woman from Chukchi. The traditional clothing and accessories shown in the image would be typical of historical representations of Chukchi women. The Chukchi people are indigenous to the Chukotka region of Russia.

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(Man and Woman from Chukchi.) The first print shows a Chukchi man, dressed in traditional attire, engaged in archery. The outfit is richly adorned, and he is positioned in a natural setting that indicates a hunting scene. The second image shows a woman from Chukchi. The traditional clothing and accessories shown in the image would be typical of historical representations of Chukchi women. The Chukchi people are indigenous to the Chukotka region of Russia.

Made by Labrousse after Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur.

Medium: Handcoloured line and aquatint etching on hand laid paper.

Sheet size: 20.5 x 26.1 cm (8.07 x 10.28 inch). Image size: 14.7 x 20.5 cm. (5.79 x 8.07 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Paper edges a bit irregular and brownish from binding. . General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

CHUKCHI-MAN-WOMAN-TRADITIONAL-DRESS-ARCHERY-HUNTING-CULTURE | PCO-C27-16

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Costumes de Differents Pays …’ by Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur, c.1797.

Biography engraver: Labrousse was a late 18th. C. engraver from Bordeaux. .

Biography artist: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810) was born as son of a diplomat in Montreal, Canada. He was exposed to varying cultures at an early age.

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Dimensions 26 × 20 × 1 cm

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