C1825

Ile Timor: Vue Prise Aux Environs De Coupang

Artist:

J. Alphonse Pellion (1796 - 1868)

Superb French engraving of Timor. From the French prestige expedition be led by Louis de Freycinet who had been the commander of the Casuarina on the ill-fated Baudin expedition. The ship chosen for this expedition was named Uranie in honour … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Ile Timor: Vue Prise Aux Environs De Coupang

Date:

C1825

Artist:

J. Alphonse Pellion (1796 - 1868)

Condition:

Small spot at left of lower margin, otherwise in good condition

Technique:

Stipple engraving, printed in colour and hand coloured.

Image Size: 

325mm 
x 245mm
AUTHENTICITY
Ile Timor: Vue Prise Aux Environs De Coupang - Antique Print from 1825

Genuine antique
dated:

1825

Description:

Superb French engraving of Timor.

From the French prestige expedition be led by Louis de Freycinet who had been the commander of the Casuarina on the ill-fated Baudin expedition. The ship chosen for this expedition was named Uranie in honour of the muse of astronomy and geography. Freycinet proposed to undertake numerous measurements in various fields of science and to explore the islands in the Pacific. The voyage was a great success having resulted in the discovery of hundreds of new species of mammals, birds, marine life, plants as well as having recorded many aspects of the Pacific islands.  

Biography:

J. Alphonse Pellion (1796-1868)

Pellion was a topographical painter, naval draughtsman and midshipman aboard l’Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet during the voyages of 1817-1820. Pellion made many sketches in NSW, including views of Cox’s Pass and Cox’s River and portraits of the local aborigines. In 1819, Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, invited the French explorer Baudin to cross the Blue Mountains on a new road, with Pellion accompanying him.J. Alphonse Pellion (1796-1868)

Pellion was a topographical painter, naval draughtsman and midshipman aboard l’Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet during the voyages of 1817-1820. Pellion made many sketches in NSW, including views of Cox’s Pass and Cox’s River and portraits of the local aborigines. In 1819, Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, invited the French explorer Baudin to cross the Blue Mountains on a new road, with Pellion accompanying him.

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