Artist unknown: Gezigt op het Pynboomen-Eiland [1774, copied ca 1785]

Artist unknown: Gezigt op het Pynboomen-Eiland [1774, copied ca 1785]
Date
1774 - 1780 - 1777 - 1790
Ref
E-329-f-002
Description

Copy of an engraving after William Hodges 'View of the Island of Pines, New Caledonia' from the second voyage of Captain James Cook to the Pacific, published 1777. Shows Kanak houses amidst pine trees and other native vegetation, with a man pointing towards the sea, left of centre. Verso shows handwritten text in Dutch.

There is a variation in the way the single figure is drawn in this and the engraved version. The engraving shows the man facing the viewer, a spear behind his back. In this version, he is facing away, the spear in his left hand

Other Titles - View of the Island of Pines, New Caledonia [translation]

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - title in ink. Also verso covered in text in Dutch describing the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour and holograph in album 272 x 430 mm

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour and holograph in album 272 x 430 mm
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