C1820

Untitled. (Maria Island & Aborigines of Van Diemen’s Land)

German version of Lesueur’s engraving of Maria Island and Tasmanian aborigines.

Sold

S/N: BERT-ABO-091–187017
(C071)
Categories: ,
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Untitled. (Maria Island & Aborigines of Van Diemen’s Land)

Date:

C1820

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

155mm 
x 205mm
AUTHENTICITY
Untitled. (Maria Island & Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land) - Antique Print from 1820

Genuine antique
dated:

1820

Description:

German version of Lesueur’s engraving of Maria Island and Tasmanian aborigines.

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.

View other items by Charles Alexander Lesueur

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.