C1723
 (1737)

A ceremony of the Banians, at the birth of their children.

Artist:

Bernard Picart (1673 - 1733)

A. The mother offers the child luck. B. A child abandon’d for refusing it. C. After three days refusal the child is cast into the River Ganges From Picart’s, Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde.

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S/N: CECR-204-RELIG–235352
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Full Title:

A ceremony of the Banians, at the birth of their children.

Date:

C1723
 (1737)

Artist:

Bernard Picart (1673 - 1733)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 315mm

Paper Size: 

258mm 
x 447mm
AUTHENTICITY
A ceremony of the Banians, at the birth of their children. - Antique Print from 1723

Genuine antique
dated:

1737

Description:

A. The mother offers the child luck.
B. A child abandon’d for refusing it.
C. After three days refusal the child is cast into the River Ganges
From Picart’s, Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde.

Artist:

Bernard Picart (1673-1733)

French artist and engraver, son of Etienne Picart, also an engraver. He was born in Paris and died in Amsterdam. He moved to Antwerp in 1696, and spent a year in Amsterdam before returning to France at the end of 1698. After his wife died in 1708, he moved to Amsterdam in 1711 (later being joined by his father), where he became a Protestant convert and married again. His most famous series was his Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde, appearing between 1723 to 1743.

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