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Antique Print of the Chinese Kirin, Dragons and Phoenix by Picart (1727)

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Antique Print of the Chinese Kirin, Dragons and Phoenix. This plate deals with the mythology and religion of China and Japan. Japanese and Chinese representations of Kirin, Dragons and the Phoenix. Also depicted are imperial banners and flags. This print originates from  ‘Ceremonies et coutumes Religieuses’ by A. Moubach. It was the most elaborate history of world religion published up to that time. The plates in this work were adapted by B. Picart and others from various sources including de Bry.

The most important engraver of this work is Bernard Picart (1673-1733). He was a French painter and engraver. He received his art education from his father, Etienne (1632-1721), from Le Brun and Jouvenet at the Royal Academy. His talents developed rapidly: at the age of sixteen he gained honors at the Academy of Paris.

Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
Overall size: 30 x 38 cm (including passe-partout)
Image size: 20 x 31 cm.

1.900.000,00 IDR
120,00 Euro
135,00 USD

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