Kircher, Athanasius: The Goddess Pussa on a Lotus. Fine Art Print/Poster (4361)

Athanasius Kircher: The Goddess Pussa on a Lotus. Fine Art Print/Poster

High quality art print/poster available in sizes: A4, A3, A2 or A1

We only use high quality 200 - 260 GSM Photo Paper, giving you a superior print/poster ready for framing.


An image of a Chinese goddess that Athanasius Kircher identified with Isis and Cybele in his popular treatiseChina Illustrata. A lavishly illustrated work compiled from the field reports of Jesuit missionaries, it answered Europe's thirst for knowledge of China, describing a remarkable drink called "tea," and exotic animals like the "fast cow" (rhinoceros) and "marine horse" (hippopotamus). Kircher supposed that China had been settled by the Egyptians after the Biblical flood, as evidenced by their use of so-called "hieroglyphics."

Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.

Size guide:

A4 = 210mm x 297mm or 8.3 x 11.7 inches. 
A3 = 297mm x 420mm or 11.7 x 16.5 inches.
A2 = 420mm x 594mm or 16.5 x 23.4 inches.
A1 = 594mm x 841mm or 23.4 x 33.1 inches.

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