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Pu-Quà Chinese Lantern Painter

Pu-Quà. A Lantern Painter. / Peintre de Lanternes. The Chinese painting various lanterns with care and visible interest. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley London. Sculpt. 10¼ × 8⅜ in (26.1 × 21.2 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. – Slightly browned.

“ Tous ceux qui sont trouvés dans les rues, après que la garde de nuit est commencée sans avoir une petite lanterne de ce genre, portant leur nom et leur demeure peints dessus, sont sujets à être arrêtés par les officiers de la police. ”

Offer no. 15,800 | EUR 148. (c. US$ 179.) + shipping

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