Religious Penitents, Brahmins

Bernard Picart - engraver

Bernard Picart - engraver - Religious Penitents, Brahmins
Bernard Picart (1673-1733) was a French engraver who spent most of his life in Holland. Although he was primarily a book illustrator, the series of prints for the book Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World (Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde) occupies an indelible place in his work. The seven-volume collection with 263 graphic sheets was published in Amsterdam between 1723 and 1737.
measurements: height 365 mm
width 236 mm
material: paper
technique: etching
inventory number: R 72870
gallery collection: Collection of Prints and Drawings