A Family of New South Wales.


Title:
A Family of New South Wales.
Date:
C1792
Artist:
William Blake (1757 - 1827)
Image Size:
250mm x 210mm
Condition:
In good condition In good condition
Technique:
Copper engraving.
Price:

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$A 550
Stock Number:
AHJO 414 ABO (C004)
Description:

Important image by William Blake, poet and engraver. As Bernard Smith states in his European Vision of the Pacific, "there is no finer pictorial expression of the idea of the noble savage in visual art than Blake's engraving".

From An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island.

Biography:

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Engraver, poet, painter and mystic, Blake entered Par's Drawing School at the age of 10 and was writing poetry at 14. He was apprenticed to James Basire and from that date on, he was engaged in commercial engraving to supplement his meagre income. A rare and important Australian image, by one of the great artists of the nineteenth century.

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