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Sauvage Nouvelle Zeelande Jeune engraving recherche perouse

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Sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande & Jeune Sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande


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Antique print relating to Australia


Depicts head and shoulders portraits of a bearded Maori man (on the left) and of a young Maori boy. Both have ear adornments and hair in a topknot and the older man has a flax garment beneath his chest. From Jacques-Julien Houtou de La Billardiere's (1755-1834) 'Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse', published in Paris, 1817 edition.

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artist Jacques Louis Copia (1764-1799) after Jean Piron (1767/1771-1796)
method Copper-line engraving
date 1817
size 300mm by 450mm (platemark)
SKU AU5413