C1789

Parsis ou guebre agonisant, dont l'ame est reçue par un chien./ Funerailles des parsis.

Artist:

“Parsis or dying guebre, whose soul is received by a dog / Funeral of Parsis.” 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 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Parsis ou guebre agonisant, dont l’ame est reçue par un chien./ Funerailles des parsis.

Date:

C1789

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

210mm 
x 310mm

Paper Size: 

270mm 
x 407mm
AUTHENTICITY
Parsis ou guebre agonisant, dont l'ame est reçue par un chien./ Funerailles des parsis. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

“Parsis or dying guebre, whose soul is received by a dog / Funeral of Parsis.”

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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