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Pu-Quà, Carpenter

Pu-Quà. A Carpenter. / Un Charpentier. The itinerant handicraftsman during his years. Colored stipple by Dadley (fl. before 1897 – after 1803). 1799. Inscribed: Pu-Quà, Cantòn, Delin. / Dadley, London, Sculpt. 13¾ × 10 in (34.8 × 25.3 cm).

From Lipperheide Le 17. – With explanation leaf in English-French parallel text. – On large strong paper watermarked 1811. – Three sides trimmed to platemark, but unessential for much white plate margin.

“ This itinerant handicraftsman carries all his tools, his saw excepted, in a box upon his shoulder. His staff serves him for a rule, and the box is used alternately as a seat or bench to work upon. ”

Offer no. 14,600 | EUR 178. (c. US$ 215.) + shipping

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(Frau U. K., 19. August 2011)