Man standing on one foot, with hands in prayer-like position, with a monkey and two birds

A New Book of Chinese Ornaments, plate

1755
Designed and engraved by Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Printer and Publisher Robert Sayer (English, 1725–1794)


Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 2, cf. pl. 62

Dimensions

Platemark: 42.5 x 27 cm (16 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46 x 29.4 cm (18 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1260.4

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate 4 from A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.

Inscription

At bottom: London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter lane fleet street.

U.r.: 4

L.r.: J. Pillement, inv. & Sculp.

Provenance

G. Mathias; from whom purchased by MFA, July 1930.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund