Pu-Quà, Tinker

Pu-Quà. A Tinker. / Un Chaudronnier. With portable forge, working at the fire. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 10¼ × 8¾ in (26 × 22.3 cm).

According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving about 1810 after Dadley’s print of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With explanation sheet in German-French parallel text. – On Whatman paper of 1794.

“ Le Chinois trouve de grands avantages dans sa forge portative, qui lui fournit les moyens de raccommoder, et même de faire sur le lieu des articles de ferrurerie pour l’usage ordinaire. ”

Offer no. 14,618 / EUR  178. (c. US$ 206.) + shipping

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