Navigation
Cart$0.00

Antique Print ‘Ruïne van Tjandi’ by Mieling (c.1852)

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Ruin of the Tjandi – Moendoet Temple ( Mendut )
Published in 1852 – 56 by C. W. Mieling after drawings by Adrianus Johannes Bik.
Title: Ruine Van Tjandi – Moendoet ~ Resedentie Kadoe

Adrianus Johannes Bik was born on 13 January 1790 as the son of an Amsterdam merchant, Jan Bik. He apparently received some training in art and was appointed draftsman to Professor C.G.C. Reinwardt on his scientific mission to Indonesia. He sailed with him from Holland on 29 October 1815 and reached Batavia on 27 April 1816, after spending some months at the Cape of Good Hope.Together with the Belgian painter, A.A.J. Payen, he accompanied  Reinwardt on his various journeys of exploration in Java, and traveled with him in eastern Indonesia. On that voyage he visited Sumbawa, Adonara, Solor Timor, Ombai, Kisar, Bandanaira, Ambon and other islands where he made numerous topographical and natural history drawings, some of which  are in the collections of the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, and the Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam.

Bik left Indonesia for the Netherlands at the end of 1846 and arrived there early in the following year. Among his possessions were put up for auction in Batavia were some paintings and a valuable collection of shells. Bik’s own interest in antiquities is reflected in the four large lithograph plates of Artja Domas, Borobodur, and similiar subjects executed after his drawings by C. W. Mieling for the plate work, Javasche Oudheden ( The Hague 1852 – 56 ).

The 1840s was an important period in the history of lithographic illustrations in Indonesia. In 1843 was the installation of a lithographic establishment at the Topographical Bureau of Engineers at Batavia.

C. W. Mieling lithography establishment granted Royal predicate in 1847 – his Konincklijke Steendrukkerij was responsible for producing during the 1840s, 1850s and 1860s not only more topographical and ethnographical plates of Indonesia than any other establishment in the Netherlands, but also the most spectacular series of chromolithograph plates of Indonesian subjects ever published.

Date: 1852 – 56
Medium: Lithograph
Condition: Good condition, some spotting and creases at the paper edges
Dimensions: 388 x 494 mm.
Purchase Code: P3009

29.000.000 IDR

1.600,00 Euro
1.800,00 USD

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique Map of Asia by De L’Isle (1730)

Antique Map of Asia by De L’Isle titled ‘ASIA ACCURATE IN IMPERIA REGNA STATUS & POPULOS DIVISA AD USUM LUDOVICI XV GALLIARUM REGIS’. Early to mid-18th century map of Asia in outline colour by Guillaume De...

Antique Woodcut Map of Asia by Münster (c.1550) – SOLD

Antique woodcut map of Asia titled ‘Die lander Asie nach irer gelengenheit biss in India warden in diser tafel verzeichnet’. A very rare mid-16th century German woodcut map of the Indian Ocean and Asia in...

Antique Map of Asia by Chatelain (C.1705) – SOLD

Antique Map of Asia by Chatelain titled ‘CARTE DE L’ASIE SELON LES AUTEURS ANCIENS EN RICHIE DE REMARQUES HISTORIQUES SUR LES CHANGEMENS QUI Y SONT ARRIVEZ’. A very fine black and white early 18th century...

Antique Map of Asia by Goddard (c.1663)

Antique Map of Asia by Goddard titled ‘Asiae’. An attrative and very rare coloured mid-17th century map of Asia engraved by John Goddard (1663) for Anna Seile, the wife of the London publisher Henry Seile who...

Antique Map of Asia by De La Feuille (c.1732)

Antique map of Asia by De La Feuille titled ‘L’Asie la feuille exc’. A small, charming and unusual early to mid-18th century Dutch map of Asia in old colour by Paul de La Feuille (1688-1727),...

Antique Map of Asia by G. de L’Isle (c.1730) – SOLD

Antique Map of Asia by G. de L’Isle  titled ‘L’ASIE divisée en ses Principales Regions, et ou se peuvent voir l’estendue des EMPIRES MONARCHIES, ROYAUMES,. ET ESTATS qui partagent presentement L’ASIE. Recueilli de divers Memoires,...

Antique Map of Asia by Hondius (c.1619) – SOLD

Antique Map of Asia by Hondius (c.1619) titled ‘ASIAE NOVA Descriptio Auctore Jodoco Hondio’. A very attractive early 17th century map of Asia, By the famous 17th century Dutch cartographer Jodocus Hondius (1563 – 1612)...

Antique Map of Asia by Wilkinson (c.1831) – SOLD

Antique map of Asia by Wilkinson titled ‘ASIA, drawn from the lateft ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS’. Interesting map of Asia and Australia, still called New Holland as well. Decorative vignette of view of Peking and part of the...

Antique Map of Asia by Schenk (1708)

Antique map of Asia by Schenk (1708) titled ‘L’ASIE/Dressée sur les Observations de l’Academie/Royale des Sciences et quelques autres, et sur/les memoires les plus recens./Par G. de l’Ifle Geographe./a Amfterdam/Chéz PIERRE SCHENK,/sur le Vygendam a...

Antique Map of Asia by Quad (c.1600) – SOLD

Antique Map of Asia by Quad titled ‘ASIA/PARTIV OR/BIS MAXIMA/MDXCVIII’. Scarce late 16th century old colour German map of Asia by Matthed (Matthias) Quad (1557 – 1613) a Dutch geographer, humanist and engraver, who studied in...
Back to top