C1789

THAILAND-Sommonacadom environne d'Idoles, qui refpresentent ses Disciples. Espece de tableau qui est enveneration chez les Siamis, et ressemble peut etre aux Tabulae Votivae. Autres Idoles des Siamois. La Temple de Barkalam a Siam La lettre A. marque l'Edifice qui est proprement le Temple de Barkalam B. est une autre Pagode.

Imressive c.17th engraving of Buddhist figures and temple in Thailalnd. “Sommonacadom surrounds Idols, who represent his Disciples. Species of painting which is in veneration among the Siamis, and perhaps resembles the Tabulae Votivae. Other Idols of the Siamese. The Temple … Read Full Description

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THAILAND-Sommonacadom environne d’Idoles, qui refpresentent ses Disciples. Espece de tableau qui est enveneration chez les Siamis, et ressemble peut etre aux Tabulae Votivae. Autres Idoles des Siamois. La Temple de Barkalam a Siam La lettre A. marque l’Edifice qui est proprement le Temple de Barkalam B. est une autre Pagode.

Date:

C1789

Condition:

Minor crease at top left, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 325mm

Paper Size: 

270mm 
x 407mm
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THAILAND-Sommonacadom environne d'Idoles, qui refpresentent ses Disciples. Espece de tableau qui est enveneration chez les Siamis, et ressemble peut etre aux Tabulae Votivae. Autres Idoles des Siamois. La Temple de Barkalam a Siam La lettre A. marque l'Edifice qui est proprement le Temple de Barkalam B. est une autre Pagode. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

Imressive c.17th engraving of Buddhist figures and temple in Thailalnd.

“Sommonacadom surrounds Idols, who represent his Disciples. Species of painting which is in veneration among the Siamis, and perhaps resembles the Tabulae Votivae. Other Idols of the Siamese. The Temple of Barkalam in Siam The letter A. marks the Building which is properly the Temple of Barkalam B. is another Pagoda.”

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.

Bernard Picart (1673 - 1733)

Picart was a French artist and 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 His most famous work is Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde. Although Picart had never left Europe, he relied on accounts by those who had and had access to a collection of Indian sculpture.

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