A Temple at Japan which contains a thousand Idols. Temple du Japon ou il y a mille Idoles. JAPAN / TEMPLES.

A Temple at Japan which contains a thousand Idols. Temple du Japon ou il y a mille Idoles.

Picard, B. (drawn by). C. Du Bosc (engraved by).
No date. Ca._ 1740.
Copper plate engraving, image 12 x 15 3/4 on sheet 15 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, centrefold as issued. Several repaired short tears to edges (outside image area), overall toning to the paper with darker toning to upper right corner, lower left margin and along centrefold. Dynamic scene of worshippers in B. Picard's interpretation of a Japanese Temple, as published in his history of religious ceremonies, manners and dress from all countries of the world. Item #40572

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