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[Modern China.] Satyrisches Bild. China modernisirt sich.
[Modern China.] Satyrisches Bild. China modernisirt sich.
Cajetan del. J.W. Zincke sc.
Wein im Bureau der Theaterzeitung, Rauhensteingasse No. 926. [n.d., c.1850.]
Fine hand-coloured engraving. Plate: 210 x 265mm (8¼ x 10½"). Marking.
A satirical view of China and the influence of European countries on the Chinese in the mid 19th century. European powers had been fighting for control of China since the 1830s. The influence of the West is shown through the european fashion the Chinese figures are wearing, a shop in the background is called 'Marchand de Mode de Paris', and in the foreground a boy sells rats.
[Ref: 42735]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Scenen in einer Schneider-Werkstatte. Satyrische Bilder No.45.
Scenen in einer Schneider-Werkstatte. Satyrische Bilder No.45.
Cajetan del. And. Geiger sc.
Wien im Bureau der Theaterzeitung, Rauhensteingasse No.926. [n.d. c.1820.]
Coloured engraving. 222 x 266mm. 8¾ x 10½". Creasing. Fold down centre.
A scene inside a tailor's workshop. A fitting for a young man's fashionable new suit. The tailor's assistant appears to be delighted with the challenge.
[Ref: 16523]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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