2-Antique Prints-KURILS-MAN-WOMAN-Laroque and Labrousse-Grasset-1797

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‘HOMME KOURILIEN. / FEMME KOURILIENNE.’

– (Kurilian man and woman) These prints illustrate individuals in traditional attire, emblematic of their cultural heritage and the environment they inhabit. The clothing is detailed, with patterns or embellishments that may indicate the person’s social status, occupation, or regional identity. Accessories such as headdresses, jewelry, or tools accompany the attire, providing insights into the customs, climate, and lifestyles of the culture depicted. The background elements, whether lush landscapes or domestic settings, contextualize the figures within their natural or social milieu, offering a glimpse into the symbiotic relationship between the people and their land. The attire, while diverse in form and function, serves as a testament to the rich tapestry of human expression and the unique legacy of each culture.

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(Kurilian man and woman) These prints illustrate individuals in traditional attire, emblematic of their cultural heritage and the environment they inhabit. The clothing is detailed, with patterns or embellishments that may indicate the person’s social status, occupation, or regional identity. Accessories such as headdresses, jewelry, or tools accompany the attire, providing insights into the customs, climate, and lifestyles of the culture depicted. The background elements, whether lush landscapes or domestic settings, contextualize the figures within their natural or social milieu, offering a glimpse into the symbiotic relationship between the people and their land. The attire, while diverse in form and function, serves as a testament to the rich tapestry of human expression and the unique legacy of each culture.

Made by J. Laroque and 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.

KURILS-MAN-WOMAN | PCO-C27-32

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

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

Biography engraver: J. Laroque and Labrousse were late 18th C. French engravers.

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.

Additional information

Dimensions 26 × 20 × 1 cm

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