C1774

Vue des Indiens de la Terre de Fen dans leurs Huttes.

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 - 1785)

French edition of the engraved titled; [A view of the Indians of Terra del Fuego in their hut.]. A small group of natives are shown seated in their hut made from stretched dried skins. Cook’s men went ashore at Tierra del … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue des Indiens de la Terre de Fen dans leurs Huttes.

Date:

C1774

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 - 1785)

Engraver:

Le Veau 

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.
AUTHENTICITY
Vue des Indiens de la Terre de Fen dans leurs Huttes. - Antique Print from 1774

Genuine antique
dated:

1774

Description:

French edition of the engraved titled; [A view of the Indians of Terra del Fuego in their hut.].

A small group of natives are shown seated in their hut made from stretched dried skins.

Cook’s men went ashore at Tierra del Fuego on 14th January 1769) and notes in his log, ‘perhaps as miserable a set of People as are this day upon Earth.’ Leaving Tierra del Fuego the Endeavour rounded Cape Horn and sailed into the Pacific Ocean.

Biography:

Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA (1727-1785) 

Cipriani was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755. He is also called Giuseppe Cipriani by some authors. Much of his work consisted of designs for prints, many of which were engraved by his friend Francesco Bartolozzi.

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