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Jo Si Wo entre Tyen-Tsing-Wey et Peking tire de Nieuhof. / Jo-Si-Wo, tussen Tyen-Tsing-Wey en Peking, getrokken uit Nieuhof.

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Article ID ASC0979
Artist Schley, van der (1715-1779)
Jakob van der Schley (1715 -1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733) whose style he subsequently copied. His main interests were engraving portraits and producing illustrations for "La Vie de Marianne" by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (1688-1763), published in The Hague between 1735 and 1747. He also engraved the frontispieces for a 15-volume edition of the complete works of Pierre de Brantôme (1540-1614), "Oeuvres du seigneur de Brantôme", published in The Hague in 1740. Most of the plates in the Hague edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.
Title Jo Si Wo entre Tyen-Tsing-Wey et Peking tire de Nieuhof. / Jo-Si-Wo, tussen Tyen-Tsing-Wey en Peking, getrokken uit Nieuhof.
Year ca. 1746
Description
Decorative view of the city Jo-Si-Wo at the channel, Peking. From Histoire de Voyages
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)19 x 28
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringblack/white
TechniqueCopper print

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