C1800

Homme du Cap de Diemen. Enfant du Cap Diemen.

Historically important engraving of the Tasmanian aborigines depicted as noble savages depicted. The concept of the noble savage, was proposed by the Enlightenment philosopher Rousseau in his, Discourse on Inequality (1754). From, Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834), “Relation du … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Homme du Cap de Diemen. Enfant du Cap Diemen.

Date:

C1800

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

392mm 
x 245mm

Paper Size: 

515mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
Homme du Cap de Diemen. Enfant du Cap Diemen. - Antique Print from 1800

Genuine antique
dated:

1800

Description:

Historically important engraving of the Tasmanian aborigines depicted as noble savages depicted. The concept of the noble savage, was proposed by the Enlightenment philosopher Rousseau in his, Discourse on Inequality (1754).

From, Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834), “Relation du voyage a la recherche de La Perouse”

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 307.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974:.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 34025
National Gallery Australia: Accession Number: 2011.1238.A-B
Auckland Art Gallery Toiotamaki: Accession no 1965/1/6
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Jean Hubert Piron (1767 - 1796)

Piron was a painter and naval draughtsman. Little is known of this artist who is best remembered by his significant contribution Australia 's fauna, flora and ethnography.J

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