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This is an original 1887 black and white in-text wood engraving of a Realist painting by Vasily Vereshchagin that depicted statues of Buddhist deities at a temple in the eastern Himalayan mountains.
This 126+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a portfolio of wood engravings from 1887 of Realist paintings by Russian artist, Vasily Vereshchagin, that depict scenes, figures, and landscapes from the Russo-Turkish War and Vereshchagin's travels through Central Asia. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Vereshchagin (Verestchagin), Vasily. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: Buddhism