Pagan ceremony torches solstice astronomy astrology 1739 old antique printAntiqueMapsPrints.com
La Lunette de Hollande
apliquee a l'Astronomie,
(Pagan ceremony / astronomy / frontis piece illustrations / etc.)
Issued Paris, 1739.
Engraved by J.P. Le Bas.
Unique and very interesting miniature early 18th century engraved print.
Night scene with what appears to be a seated wizard. Great sense of light.
Great visual manner of depiction, utterly unlike anything produced today.
Clean, well-preserved example, some minor spotting.
Sheet measures c. 3 3/4" x 6".
Printed area measures c. 3 1/4" x 4 1/2".