[Plate 3: Chinese Emperor on Throne.]
Avec privilege du Roy. [n.d. c.1736.]
Copper engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 235 x 178mm. 9¼ x 7". Large margins, uncut. Some toning around the edges.
A Chinese Emperor sat on a Rococo style ornate throne, with an advisor stood in the background behind, and a huntsman on his knees begging in the front. From a series of forty-two ornament prints, divided into six sets of seven plates each; this plates belongs to the fourth set: "Quatrième livre de formes ornées de rocailles".
[Ref: 23005] £220.00