Antique Print-CHINA-EMPEROR-BEIJING-AUDITORIUM-CELEBRATION-Prevost-Schley-1750

Price: € 44,50

Subject: Plate : 'Festin dans la Salle d' Audience'. (Celebration in the lecture hall / auditorium.) This plate shows the auditorium in Beijing, China with the Emperor and his guests.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning. Please study scan carefully.
Medium:
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 19 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.5 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 5.5 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 21010
Location: BG-A9-04
Description: This original antique print is taken from 'Histoire des Voyages..', by Prevost ca. 1750. Engraving by Jan van Schley.

Artists and Engravers: Jan van Schley, Dutch engraver. Johan Nieuhoff (1618 - 1672) was a Dutch traveler who wrote about his journeys to Brazil, China and India. The most famous of these was a trip of 2,400 km from Canton to Peking in 1655-1657, which enabled him to become an authoritative Western writer on China.