Antique Print of various Chinese Gods by Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique print titled ‘Onbekende Goden – Onbekende Goden’. Copper engraving of various Chinese Gods in Batavia, Indonesia. This print originates from ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën’ by F. Valentijn.


Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC’s lands.

  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 19.5 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 17.5 x 28 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear and creasing. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: JAK-302