Pu-Quà Chinese Serpent-Catcher

Pu-Quà. A Serpent-Catcher. / Un Preneur de Serpens. Demonstrating his technique. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). 1799. Inscribed: Pu-Quà Cantòn, Delin / Dadley, London, Sculpt. 13¾ × 10 in (35 × 25.5 cm).

From Lipperheide Le 17. – With explanation sheet in English-French parallel text. – Impression from 1818 on large strong Whatman paper. The lateral margins trimmed to platemark.

Offer no. 14,638 / EUR  68. (c. US$ 79.) + shipping

In great selection :
Working on China’s Rise
Pu-Quà’s colored Chinese professions

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