C1789

Religieux en noir avec un chapelet a la facon des catholiques. Religieux mendiant chinois. Religieux chinois avec leurs chapelets. Gueux devot a qui l’on a forme la tete en pointe.

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“Religious in black with a rosary like the Catholics. Chinese mendicant religious. Chinese religious with their rosaries. Devout beggar who has had his head shaped into a point.” From Denis Diderot’s, Encyclopaedia which was a monument in the history of … Read Full Description

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Religieux en noir avec un chapelet a la facon des catholiques. Religieux mendiant chinois. Religieux chinois avec leurs chapelets. Gueux devot a qui l’on a forme la tete en pointe.

Date:

C1789

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 325mm

Paper Size: 

270mm 
x 407mm
AUTHENTICITY
Religieux en noir avec un chapelet a la facon des catholiques. Religieux mendiant chinois. Religieux chinois avec leurs chapelets. Gueux devot a qui l'on a forme la tete en pointe. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

“Religious in black with a rosary like the Catholics. Chinese mendicant religious. Chinese religious with their rosaries. Devout beggar who has had his head shaped into a point.”

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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