Auction 112, Lot 641

"[Lot of 3] Vue de Peking tiree de Nieuhof [and] Vue de Nanking… [and] Vue do Quang-Cheu-Fu ou Canton", Tardieu

Subject: China

Period: 1755 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5.2 x 4.6 inches
13.2 x 11.7 cm

Three fine views based on Johann Nieuhoff's important early views. Nieuhoff was the official chronicler & draughtsman for the first embassy to China by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), then at the height of its power. His record of the trip, became the most important source of information about China for Europe in the 17th century.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/28/2005