Auction 111, Lot 637

"Lieu de Combats pour le divertissement du grand Mogol [on sheet with] Habit des hommes et femmes Maures dans les Indes [and] Carosses a Suratte tirez par des boeufs", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: India

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: Galerie agreable du monde

Color: Black & White

Size:
16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

Three engravings depicting life in India. First is a 'gladiator' scene of men fighting wild animals for the amusement of the king. Second shows the traditional costumes of the Moorish peoples in India. Third shows an ox-cart. All enclosed in an elaborate picture-frame style border.

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Condition: A

Fine impression. Manuscript ink plate number at lower right.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/8/2005

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