Antique Print-CHINA-SANG WAN HAB-SHIPS-MARITIME-Nieuhof-van der Schley-c.1750

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Montagnes et Detroits de Sang Wan Hab. – Antique print, titled:”Montagnes et Detroits de Sang Wan Hab”, Decorative panoramic view Mountains & Straits of Sang wan hab, Also depicted are many ships on the river between the mouintains. by Jakob van der Schley, after a drawing of Johan Nieuhof

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‘Montagnes et Detroits de Sang Wan Hab.’

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).

This print originates from Prevost’s ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’ (Paris 1746-1759). 

Made by ‘Jakob van der Schley’ after ‘Johan Nieuhof’. 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. Johan Nieuhof (1617-1672), wrote a travel journal and made many drawings of Chinese buildings, animals, plants, towns, rivers, landscapes, people and their costumes.

Condition: Very good, given age. Broad margins, solid paper, very good printing, slighly brown on upper-and right side. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: CHINA-SANG WAN HAB-SHIPS-MARITIME

RBOS-A4-03

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Dimensions 25 × 19 × 1 cm

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