Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-

French artist on board Dumont d'Urville's voyage to the Pacific and New Zealand in 1826-29. According to his service record, he was born in Paris on 26 April 1800 (Dumont d'Urville gives 1801 in the "Histoire du voyage"), and began his naval career in a secretarial position at the Atlantic port of Rochefort (1825-26). He volunteered to serve on the Astrolabe as draughtsman and joined the ship at Toulon in February 1826. Thereafter until the return to France (1 April 1829) he earned his monthly salary of 100 francs producing a total of nearly 500 drawings in three years. From 1829 to Dec. 1834, he was part of editorial team preparing the official account of the voyage for publication. He was the sole illustrator for Dumont d'Urville's 'Voyage pittoresque autour du monde' (1834). He also edited the atlas illustrating the voyage of the Favorite. He resigned from the navy in 1836, and was employed by Count (later Prince) Demidov, perhaps until the 1860s. He was a friend of the Napoleonic artist Raffet, who painted his portrait. Death date of 1887 remains unsourced. (Info. from Dr Roger Collins, 1991 and 1994).

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Date: 1827 - 1972 By: Fruit Distributors Ltd; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800- Ref: C-086-1972-01 Description: A reproduction of Louis de Sainson's lithograph of a French observatory in Tolaga Bay in 1827, during the visit of Dumont d'Urville. Another offprint copy, ...
Date: 1981 By: Owens Group (Firm); Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Barnes, Frank, 1859-1941; Underwood, Frank, active 1899-1915; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Crawshaw, Lionel Townsend, 1864-1949 Ref: C-086-1981-02 Description: Reproductions on a calendar of six prints, watercolours and oils of boats and ships from the Alexander Turnbull Library: Sydney Parkinson's engraving A war c...
Date: 1843 By: Lago, active 1830s-1840s; Casa, G, active 1830s-1840s; Bernati, A, active 1820; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; LeJeune, Jules Louis, active 1804-1851 Ref: B-193-001 Description: Shows Maori in canoes in the background, two chiefs greeting in the foreground with a hongi, part of a haka occurring to the left, large groups of Maori watc...
Casa, G., fl 1830s-1840s :Oceania - Polinesia. Tav XXXII. G Casa dis. A Bernati dir. Lago inc. [Padua, 1843]
Date: 1843 By: Casa, G, active 1830s-1840s; Webber, John, 1751-1793; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Bernati, A, active 1820; Lago, active 1830s-1840s Ref: B-193-012 Description: Shows a large group of Tahitians at a ceremony, appearing to receive a royal couple. A woman holds out her hands towards the couple and she wears a large hoo...
Date: 1833 - 1838 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Benz, J, active 1830s; Brodtmann, Karl Joseph, 1787-1862 Ref: B-193-004 Description: A profile portrait of the Northland chief See also B-052-009 for a copy of the French version of this portrait. The image is reversed Other Titles - Ngatai...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1800 :Neu-Seeland. T.28. Waffen aus der Mords-Bucht. Angeln aus der Astrolabs-Bucht. Ohrenringe aus der Astrolabs-Bucht. Morser und Stossel, die Farrenkraut-Wurzel zu zerstossen. Poenamou Hals-Zierath. Schweins Zahn id.
Date: 1788 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Brodtmann, Karl Joseph, 1787-1862 Ref: A-464-034 Description: Shows a variety of waeapons, tools and jewellery used by Maori. Also shows implements from Australia (New Holland), including necklaces made with shells, an...
Casa, G., fl 1830s-1840s :Oceania. Tav XXX. A Bernati dir. Lago inc. [Padua, 1843]
Date: 1843 By: Casa, G, active 1830s-1840s; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Bernati, A, active 1820; Lago, active 1830s-1840s Ref: B-193-011 Description: Shows a number of Oceanic peoples, including two profiles of Maori men with moko, after Louis de Sainson (1827). Also shows three Oceanic buildings, and sign...
Date: 1827 - 1834 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Rouargue, active 1830s; Masson, active 1830s Ref: A-259-034-a Description: Shows the dead chief wrapped in a blanket and with feathers in his hair, in a sitting position resting against a carved post. In the left foreground, a woman...
Date: 1826 - 1833 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Adam, Jean Victor, 1801-1867 Ref: B-052a-007 Description: Two images of Tongan men wearing traditional clothing; see child records for details. Extended Title - From: Dumont d'Urville, J S C. Voyage de la corvette ...
Date: 1843 - 1833 - 1827 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-256-048 Description: A standing Maori warrior holding a carved paddle in one hand Published in: Wahlen, A. Moeurs, usages et costimes de tous les peuples du monde... (Brussels,...
Date: 1836 - 1827 By: Danvin, Victor Marie Felix, 1802-1842; Langlois, active 1836; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-256-047 Description: Three standing Maori men, all dressed in cloaks. The figure on the left holds an oar with a carved hand-grip and wears a dog-skin cloak. The central figure h...
Date: 1838 - 1835 - 1827 - 1843 - 1836 From: Various artists :[66 engravings of Oceanian subjects, including Tahiti, Marquesas, Tonga, Pitcairn, Vanuatu, and Polynesia in general. 1838-1843]. By: Danvin, Victor Marie Felix, 1802-1842; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Desaul, active 1835 Ref: A-318-053 Description: Shows a stone platform in four gradations narrowing towards the top. Two figures stand before it, looking at it. In the middle distance at the right, one can...
Date: 1820 - 1836 - 1863 By: Danvin, Victor Marie Felix, 1802-1842; Monnin, active 1836; Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 Ref: A-211-080 Description: Shows a kneeling woman on left recoiling as a young warrior on the right shows her the severed head of her father. A group of ten men and women stands apart ...
Date: 1836 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Werner, Jacques Christophe, 1798-1856; Brodtmann, Karl Joseph, 1787-1862 Ref: A-434-043 Description: Shows a view of the sea shore from the land. On the beach are three sailor, while at sea, two waka are being rowed at the left, and there is a sailing ship i...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b. 1800 :L'Astrolabe dans la Passe des Francais. (Nouvelle Zelande). de Sainson pinx. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Lemercier. A. St. Aulaire lith. Paris, 1833
Date: 1827 - 1833 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Lemercier, Alfred Léon, active 1830s-1840s Ref: B-052-004 Description: Shows the Astrolabe at near right by rocky headland, negotiating line of half-submerged rocks, with small rowboat in tow. The other side of the channel is in...
Date: 1827 - 1847 From: [Various artists] :[Costume plates of Oceania] Torino [Turin] ; Fontana, 1844 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Mercier, active 1840s; Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 Ref: A-119-025/026 Description: Shows head and shoulders profiles of 2 Maori men, tattooed and with topknots. Wahlen's book is an Italian translation of his "Moeurs, usages et coutumes de ...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1800 :Nouvelle-Zelande (Baie Tasman) 1,3,4. Naturels de l'Anse de l'Astrolabe. 2. Taghi-taghi. 5. Ikaitaitaki. Pl[ate] 47 / de Sainson pinxt; Maurin lith. J. Tastu, editeur, Lith. de Langlume. [Paris; 1833]
Date: 1826 - 1833 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Maurin, Antoine, 1793-1860; Tastu, J, active 1828-1833; Langlume, active 1820s-1830s; Hill, Julian, active 1996-2009 Ref: B-112-012 Description: Shows head and shoulders portraits of five inhabitants of Tasman Bay. Four are men, some with moko. Most have earrings, of bone string or feathers. Other T...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b. 1801 :Etablissement des missionaires (Nouvelle Zelande). de Sainson pinx; J. Arago lith. [Paris, Tastu, 1833].
Date: 1827 - 1833 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Arago, Jacques Etienne Victor, 1790-1854 Ref: B-052-019 Description: A view from a hill to the south of Paihia, looking north along the beach line, with the houses and gardens of the Church Missionary Society station, home of ...
Artist unknown :[New Zealand and Pacific peoples; vertical triptych]. G Heck dirt; Henry Winkles sculpt. IV. B. 5, Taf. 40 [page] 299. [ca 1849-1860]
Date: 1849 - 1860 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Winkles, Henry, 1801-1860 - Ref: A-436-005 Description: Illustrations in three tiers, showing food preparation, cock fighting, a haka and a sword fight. The haka is a New Zealand scene, and shows some cloaked spec...
Date: 1827 - 1835 From: Various artists :[Four handcoloured engravings, some from Dumont d'Urvilles' Voyage pittoreque autour du monde (Paris, 1834)] By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Beyer, active 1830s Ref: A-340-036 Description: Shows an abandoned pa, with whare and food platforms still standing. The background shows hills surrounded a harbour. Other Titles - Ruined pa at Paroa Exte...