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Pu-Quà, Fisherman with Scoop

Pu-Quà. A Fisherman with a Scoop, with which he catches a sort of small fish in the mud. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 9⅞ × 8 in (25.1 × 20.3 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. – On buff wide-margined paper.

Offer no. 14,603 / EUR  158. (c. US$ 191.) + shipping

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“ … that I have received the parcel in good order. Very well and professional packed indeed. The litho of Mourot is according to my expectations. The drawing is rare. Colouring most probably same time … ”

(Mr. P. v. d. W., June 26, 2003)