[Plate 4:] Le Sultan de Lachine avec Esclave.
[Avec Privilege du Roy, 1736.]
Copper engraving, paper watermarked. 228 x 183mm. 9 x 7¼". Uncut, large margins. Some water staining to the corners, outside platemark
A sultan standing in a large Rococo-style ornament, with a female servant stood to his right waving feathers to cool him down in the heat. From "Cinquième Livre de Figures Et Ornemens Chinois, Dédié A ... Monseigneur Alexis Madelaine Rosalie Duc de Chatillon, Pair de France, Gouverneur de Monseigneur le Dauphin". From a series of forty-two ornament prints, divided into six sets of seven plates each; this plates belongs to the fifth set.
[Ref: 23004] £160.00