ARTIST'S ILLUSTRATION MANUAL OF MYTHICAL CREATURES

MS 2485
MS Short Title ARTIST'S ILLUSTRATION MANUAL OF MYTHICAL CREATURES
Text ARTIST'S ILLUSTRATION MANUAL OF MYTHICAL CREATURES
Description MS on paper, Burma, 18th c., 22 ff., folding book, 14x37 cm, (14x37 cm), no text, 58 illustrations in full colours.
Binding Burma, 18th c., paper cover.
Provenance 1. Sam Fogg cat. 19(1998):121.
Commentary A Reference manual like this is extremely rare. The twofold purpose was both as a cartoon or design for painting temple murals or illustrating books, and secondly as a catalogue to show to donors commissioning a work of art.
Place of origin Burma
Dates 18c AD

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