Helman: Faits memorables des Empereurs de la Chine

Isidore Stanislas Helman: Faits memorables des empereurs de la Chine : tirés des annales chinoises, dédiés á Madame, orné de 24 estampes in 4° / gravées par Helman d’aprés les dessins originaux de la Chine, tirés du cabinet de Mr. Bertin (Paris 1788)

  • Bibliographic reference: BS 587 f., Lust no. 1133, Löwendahl, vol. 2, p. 25 (no. 654)
  • Digitized:
    NYPL (New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    > Google Books (Original from Ghent University, digitized 16 October 2008)
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

A series of scenes from the courts of the emperors of China. The plates were based on drawings by Jean Denis Attiret SJ (1702-1768). Prints and captions were derived from the Dijian tushuo (Illustrated discussion of the emperor’s mirror).

Last update: September 8, 2015.

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