Antique Print-CANARY ISLANDS-GUANCHOS-BURIAL CAVE-Cochin (II)-Schley-c.1750



Cave s̩pulcrale des Guanches. РMummies prepared in a burial cave by the original inhabitans, Guanchos, of the Canarian islands while western men are watching the process.

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‘Cave sépulcrale des Guanches.’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19,5 x 25 cm. (7,7 x 9,8 inch). Image size: 15 x 21,3 cm. (5,9 x 8,4 inch).

Source unknown, to be determined.

Made by ‘Jakob van der Schley’ after ‘Charles Nicolas Cochin (II)’. Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam 1715-1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart and became heavily influenced by his style. Charles-Nicolas Cochin (22 February 1715 – 29 April 1790) was a French engraver, designer, writer, and art critic

Condition: Very good, given age. Broad margins, solid paper, very good printing, slighly brown in margins, brown stain in left lower corner, image not affected. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 25 × 19 × 1 cm


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