Antique Print-HOTTENTOT-KHOIKHOI-AFRICA-Prevost-Schley-1750

Price: € 44,50

Subject: Plate : 'Maniere de Battre le Bled parmi les Hottentots'. (Farming by the Hottentots, Koorn-dorssen der Hottentotten, uit Kolbe.)
Condition: Fine. General age related toning. Remains of fungal staining in corners, not affecting image. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original copperplate engraving on a verge type hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 16 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.4 x 9.2 inch. The image size is ca. 5.5 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 25160
Location: A199-20
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.