C1807

Terre De Diemen. Navigation. Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten. N.B. Le bout de terrein sur lequel repose la grande pirogue n'existe pas dans la nature; la mer sur ce point est parfaitement libre.

Scarce engraved view of Schouten Island is off the eastern coast of Tasmania, south of the Freycinet Peninsula and is a part of Freycinet National Park. The Baudin expedition visited the area as part of their voyage of exploration. The … Read Full Description

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Terre De Diemen. Navigation. Vue de la Cote Orientale de l’Ile Schouten. N.B. Le bout de terrein sur lequel repose la grande pirogue n’existe pas dans la nature; la mer sur ce point est parfaitement libre.

Date:

C1807

Engraver:

Claude-Francois Fortier 
(1775 – 
1835)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

245mm 
x 320mm

Paper Size: 

338mm 
x 250mm
AUTHENTICITY
Terre De Diemen. Navigation. Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten. N.B. Le bout de terrein sur lequel repose la grande pirogue n'existe pas dans la nature; la mer sur ce point est parfaitement libre. - Antique View from 1807

Genuine antique
dated:

1807

Description:

Scarce engraved view of Schouten Island is off the eastern coast of Tasmania, south of the Freycinet Peninsula and is a part of Freycinet National Park. The Baudin expedition visited the area as part of their voyage of exploration. The canoes were made from bark and used by the Tasmanian Aborigines to journey to offshore islands, to hunt for seasonally plentiful food such as mutton-birds and seals.

From Peron, Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes, Paris.

Collections:
National Gallery Victoria: Accession Number2010.96.11
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1998141

Charles Alexander Lesueur (1778 - 1846)

French natural history and topographical artist on board the lavishly equipped scientific expedition prepared by the Institut de France with the ambitions to explore the southern parts of the Eastern Hemisphere, in two corvettes, Geographe and the Naturaliste. Lesueur was taken on not as an artist or scientist but as an assistant gunner. Nichloas Baudin the commander of the expedition soon discovered Lesueur's talents and employed him as an illustrator for his private journal. His prolific output and the quality of his drawings during this important voyage is a testament to his artistic talents.

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