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DE BRY, Th. - V. Repraesentatio Variarum Ceremoniarum, ad Religionem Ipsorum Pertinentium. (Early fetish print with West African natives.)
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V. Repraesentatio Variarum Ceremoniarum, ad Religionem Ipsorum Pertinentium. (Early fetish print with West African natives.) - DE BRY, Th.
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Title : V. Repraesentatio Variarum Ceremoniarum, ad Religionem Ipsorum Pertinentium. (Early fetish print with West African natives.).
Map maker : DE BRY, Th..
Date : Frankfurt, 1609.
Size : 5.4 x 7.3 inches. / 13.8 x 18.6 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.
Description :Pictorial narrative illustrating the fetish cult to be found along the West coast in what was then Guinea. The description says, the deity "Fetisso" (numinis sei Fetisso) was venerated ibn a variety of ways: acts of invocation are described, dancing and drumbeating, a dog is consulted , the bodily handling or appropriating of single "scatred" objects, amongst them the straw threads" tied around a tree who - so we read later - are also fastened to arms and legs, are all precisely recorded as forms of ritual practice.
Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of fifty-four parts when it was completed in 1630. The publication is in two series, denoted the Grands Voyages and the Petit Voyages. A German edition of the Petit Voyages was published in 1599 in Frankfurt am Main. A second German edition came out in 1616. Latin editions were published in 1609 and 1629
Art History and Fetishism Abroad: Global Shifting's in Media and Methods, p.29-30.
Condition : Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
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