Bishops in Vestments
1723 - 1743
Laid paper and Ink
W 9.75 in x H 15.25 in
Gift. Kallaur, Rev. George and Tatiana
Etching. Four quadrants depicting bishops in various vestments. Inscriptions in French: Eveque Muscovite en habit pontifical ("Muscovite bishop in pontifical dress"), Eveque Muscovite en habit de ceremonie ("Muscovite bishop in ceremonial dress"), Eveque Muscovite ed des habites ordinares ("Muscovite vishop in his ordinary dress"). From v. 5 of "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" illustrated by Bernard Picart and published by Jean-Frédéric Bernard between 1723 and 1743.
Inscriptions & Markings
Signed in lower left of plate: B. Picart del. In top right in pencil: Russia