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Pu-Quà Chinese Beggar

Pu-Quà. A Lame Beggar. / Un mendiant boiteux. Crippled beggar sitting on the ground and looking out for benefactors. Colored stipple by J. Dadley. Inscribed: Pu-Quà, Cantòn Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 12⅛ × 9⅞ in (30.7 × 25.2 cm).

According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving about 1810 after Dadley’s print of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With minimally foxing explanation sheet in French-German parallel text. – Three sides trimmed to platemark, but unessential for much white plate margin.

Offer no. 14,620 | EUR 50. (c. US$ 60.) + shipping

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„ das Blatt (Ridinger, Th. 288) ist heute wohlbehalten -perfekt verpackt- eingetroffen … “

(Herr K.-H. K., 3. Januar 2013)