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Auction 191, Lot 710


"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, Natives

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde

Color: Black & White

16.2 x 13.2 inches
41.1 x 33.5 cm
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Three engravings depicting life in India. The first is a 'gladiator' scene of men fighting wild animals for the amusement of the king. The second shows the traditional costumes of the Moorish peoples in India. The third shows an ox-cart. All enclosed in an elaborate picture-frame style border.


Condition: A

Dark impression on a sheet with a Strasbourg Lily watermark, a manuscript ink plate number at lower right, and scattered foxing along the far edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $90 - $110


Closed on 2/8/2023