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Chinese landskips.
Alternate Title(s):
Chinese landscapes.
[London] : Printed for Robert Sayer, at the Golden Buck, opposite Fetter-Lane. Fleet Street & H. Overton, without Newgate, [ca. 1752?]
Physical Description:
12 leaves of plates : all ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS711 C55 1752+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
With engraved illustrations of palaces, pagodas, river scenes, a triumphal arch, and shops, along with city views of Peking and Canton.
Caption title.
Engravings by J. Couse; after Augustin Heckel.
Robert Sayer published, circa 1752, several illustrated works concerning Chinese architecture, but these plates do not appear to belong to any of those known works.
British Art Center copy contains 9 plates. Other known copies located in auction catalogs appear to contain 12 plates.
Engraved throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later half morocco and marbled boards.
Exhibition History:
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The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Subject Terms:
Architecture -- China -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Chinese -- Early works to 1800.
China -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1752.
Sayer, Robert -- Publisher
Couse, J., engraver.
Heckel, Augustin, approximately 1690-1770, ill.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher.
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