C1800

Peche des Sauvages du Cap de Diemen.

Artist:

Jean Hubert Piron (1767 - 1796)

Historically important engraving of the Tasmanian Aborigines depicted as noble savages. This concept 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 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Peche des Sauvages du Cap de Diemen.

Date:

C1800

Artist:

Jean Hubert Piron (1767 - 1796)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

440mm 
x 300mm
AUTHENTICITY
Peche des Sauvages du Cap de Diemen. - Antique Print from 1800

Genuine antique
dated:

1800

Description:

Historically important engraving of the Tasmanian Aborigines depicted as noble savages. This concept 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”

Biography:

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.

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