Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Temple of Buddha Canton, China 1843. Antique Etching

Qing Dynasty Leisure Seal

Temple of Buddha Canton: Mid-19th century etching depicting the altar of the famous Cantonese temple with monks and musicians in front of the altar.

Engraved by W.H. Capone after a drawing by Thomas Allom.

Thick printing paper, 7,5 x 5 (19 x 12,6 cm) in is the actual print, 11 x 8,2 (27,6 x 20,5 cm) the complete sheet.

Good condition, clean and fresh. It looks great when matted and framed.