Pauromama or Mount of Pleasure. Pauromama Vreugdenberg. JAPAN.

Pauromama or Mount of Pleasure. Pauromama Vreugdenberg.

Montanus, Arnoldus.
No date. Ca. 1669.
Copper plate engraving, image 9 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches on sheet 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches. Additional vertical crease to left of centrefold; creasing at upper left; the large sheet has been folded at four sides to reduce the margin, with short tears at the left fold (not affecting the image). Pencil description at right edge (about 1 inch from neatline). A version of the image appearing in Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maetschappy in't Vereenigde Nederland, aen de kaisaren van Japan." Features of the river view are numbered and described in Dutch (at top left corner) and English (at top right corner). Item #52939

Price: $125.00