C1842

Pirogue Double des Missionnaires. (Ile Vavao)

Rare lithograph of a missionary boat using the Tongan double canoe design with Dumont D’Urville’s ships at anchor in the background in Utu Vavaʻu. From the original edition of, Dumont D’Urville’s, Voyage au Pole Sud. Paris Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Pirogue Double des Missionnaires. (Ile Vavao)

Date:

C1842

Condition:

Small repaired tear at lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint

Image Size: 

362mm 
x 210mm

Paper Size: 

482mm 
x 340mm
AUTHENTICITY
Pirogue Double des Missionnaires. (Ile Vavao) - Antique View from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

Rare lithograph of a missionary boat using the Tongan double canoe design with Dumont D’Urville’s ships at anchor in the background in Utu Vavaʻu.

From the original edition of, Dumont D’Urville’s, Voyage au Pole Sud. Paris

Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 3184.
Brosse, J. Great Voyages of Exploration. The Golden Age of Discovery in the Pacific. Sydney 1983 pp.186-194..

Collections:
Auckland Art Gallery: Accession no 2010/5/39
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1544978

Louis Le Breton (1818 - 1866)

Louis Le Breton (1818-1866) Breton was French marine artist and was the official artist on board the voyage of exploration under the command of Dumont D'Urville. From 1847 he devoted himself mainly to depicting marine subjects for the French Navy.

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