C1807
 (1824)

Timor. Canda Jeune fille Malaise.

Artist:

Nicholas Martin Petit (1777 - 1804)

Fine stipple engraved image of a young Malay girl carrying water, made during the Baudin’s voyage visit to the island. From Peron’s, Petit’s Voyage de Decouvertes Aux Terres Australes Historique.

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S/N: VDATAQ-043-ASI-TIM–224179
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Full Title:

Timor. Canda Jeune fille Malaise.

Date:

C1807
 (1824)

Artist:

Nicholas Martin Petit (1777 - 1804)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Stipple engraving, printed in colour and hand coloured.

Image Size: 

245mm 
x 315mm
AUTHENTICITY
Timor. Canda Jeune fille Malaise. - Antique Print from 1807

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Fine stipple engraved image of a young Malay girl carrying water, made during the Baudin’s voyage visit to the island.

From Peron’s, Petit’s Voyage de Decouvertes Aux Terres Australes Historique.

Biography:

Nicholas – Martin Petit (1777-1804)

French artist on the famous Baudin voyage of exploration and discovery. He had signed on to the voyage as a gunner’s mate but as appointed as an artist, after the three appointed artists left the expedition at Mauritius.Petit had studied in David’ studio at the Louvre and was to concentrate, ‘all that which may be of interest for the history of man’. The results of his observations and drawings are series of ‘impressive portraits of Tasmanian Aborigines’ in the official published accounts of the voyage.

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