Man seated cross-legged and a fantasic snake with bird-like features
A New Book of Chinese Ornaments, plate 5
Riotor , vol. 2, cf. pl. 62
Platemark: 42 x 27 cm (16 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46 x 28.8 cm (18 1/8 x 11 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Plate 5 from A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.
Etching colored with brush and tranparent watercolor
In plate at bottom: London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street.
L.r.: J. Pillement, vic. & Sculp.
G. Mathias; from whom purchased by MFA, July 1930.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund