Europe, from the Set of Figures “Four Quarters of the Globe”

This figure represents one of the four continents known to man during the late eighteenth century. Each is dressed in accordance with established notions about the traditional garb of the people of his or her continent and is surrounded by objects or animals indigenous to the region. Europe, the queen of all continents, wears a […]

America, from the Set of Figures “Four Quarters of the Globe”

This figure represents one of the four continents known to man during the late eighteenth century. Each is dressed in accordance with established notions about the traditional garb of the people of his or her continent and is surrounded by objects or animals indigenous to the region. Europe, the queen of all continents, wears a […]

Asia, from the Set of Figures “Four Quarters of the Globe”

This figure represents one of the four continents known to man during the late eighteenth century. Each is dressed in accordance with established notions about the traditional garb of the people of his or her continent and is surrounded by objects or animals indigenous to the region. Europe, the queen of all continents, wears a […]