C1789

Lamas Pretres des Tartares. A. Pretres mendians de la chine. B. Chatiment d’un petre impudique. C. Punition d’un autre pour avoir abandonne la vie Monastique.

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“Lamas Priests of the Tartars. A. Beggar priests of China. B. Chastisement of an impure father. C. Punishment of another for abandoning the monastic life.” From Denis Diderot’s, Encyclopaedia which was a monument in the history of European thought, undermining … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Lamas Pretres des Tartares. A. Pretres mendians de la chine. B. Chatiment d’un petre impudique. C. Punition d’un autre pour avoir abandonne la vie Monastique.

Date:

C1789

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 325mm

Paper Size: 

270mm 
x 407mm
AUTHENTICITY
Lamas Pretres des Tartares. A. Pretres mendians de la chine. B. Chatiment d'un petre impudique. C. Punition d'un autre pour avoir abandonne la vie Monastique. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

“Lamas Priests of the Tartars. A. Beggar priests of China. B. Chastisement of an impure father. C. Punishment of another for abandoning the monastic life.”

From Denis Diderot’s, Encyclopaedia which was a monument in the history of European thought, undermining the ancien regime and heralding the French Revolution. It was a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth century knowledge. It was edited by the brilliant Denis Diderot (1713-1784).

Provenance: Wigan Public Library (stamp)

References: Printing and the Mind of Man 200.

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