Vue de Peking Capitale de la Chine, et de la Superbe Muraille qui la Sépare de la Tartarie (View of Peking, Capital of China, and of the Great Wall which Separates it from the Land of the Tartars)

Anriques, French, 18th century

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1750

Hand colored woodcut on paper

Sheet: 11 5/16 × 16 7/8 in. (28.8 × 42.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Appleton 1794 Memorial Fund

PR.954.28

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in block, lower right margin: Anriques Sculp.; titled, in block, lower center margin: Vue de Peking Capitale de la Chine, et de la Superbe Muraille qui la Separe de la Tartarie.; inscribed, in ink, lower left: 34; reverse, stamped, in purple ink, lower left: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY / APPLETON FUND; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: July 18, 1954; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 11 x 16; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: $4.00

Provenance

The Book & Print Shop, Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1954.

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