2 Antique Prints-WOMAN-MAN-CEYLON-SRI LANKA-COSTUME-Desrais-Grasset-Mixelle-1784


Femme Chingulaise – Homme Chingulais – (woman – man from Ceylon / Sri lanka).

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‘Femme Chingulaise – Homme Chingulais’

handcoloured line and aquatint etching on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 16 x 21 cm. (6,3 x 8,3 inch). Image size: 11,5 x 16 cm. (4,5 x 6,3 inch).

From: ‘Costumes civiles actuels de tous les peuples connus …’ by Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur, 1784. Ref: Colas 1289. Vgl. Lipperheide Ac 10. Hiler 389 f.

Made by ‘Felix Mixelle’ after ‘Claude Louis Desrais’. Felix Mixelle (French; 1763-1837). Claude Louis Desrais (French; 1746-1816). Author: 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.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.




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Dimensions 21 × 16 × 1 cm


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