C1753

Batiment leger des Isles des Larrons

C18th engraving of a  flying proa, a sailing outrigger boat of the Chamorro people of the Northern Marianas (Larrons /Island of thieves). These canoes were built with an outrigger float kept windward and opposite a single, triangular sail. The upturned … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Batiment leger des Isles des Larrons

Date:

C1753

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

280mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

392mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Batiment leger des Isles des Larrons - Antique Print from 1753

Genuine antique
dated:

1753

Description:

C18th engraving of a  flying proa, a sailing outrigger boat of the Chamorro people of the Northern Marianas (Larrons /Island of thieves). These canoes were built with an outrigger float kept windward and opposite a single, triangular sail. The upturned ends of the canoe were identical with no distinction between the stern and bow.

Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784)

Diderot was the most prominent of the French Encyclopaedists. The Encyclopédie is the most famous publications representing the thought and ideals of the Enlightenment. The Encyclopédie's aim was "to change the way people think". Diderot wanted to incorporate all of the world's knowledge into the Encyclopédie and it was the first general encyclopaedia to describe the mechanical arts. It attempted to collect and summarise human knowledge in a variety of fields and topics, including philosophy, theology, science and the arts. The Encyclopédie was controversial for reorganising knowledge based on human reason instead of by nature or theology.

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