Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810 :Femme de l'Isle Ste Christine. J G S Sauveur dir; L Labrousse scu. [Paris, 1796?]

Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810 :Femme de l'Isle Ste Christine. J G S Sauveur dir; L Labrousse scu. [Paris, 1796?]
Date
1796
By
Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810; Labrousse, L, active 1796
Ref
A-442-034
Description

Engraving shows a woman of Santa Cristina (Tahuata), an island in the Marquesas, wearing a plumed headdress. She has a striped cloak tied around her shoulders, a short bodice with a geometric pattern, and a short skirt with a wide belt tied to hang centrally. She wears ornaments of straps and feathers around her calves. Her left hand leans on a long staff with four "teeth" near its base, and holds in her right hand a basket of fruit and foliage. In the distance is a hut overhung by palm trees.

The work is likely to be from Grasset de Saint-Sauveur's "Encyclopedie des voyages ..." published in Paris in 1796.

Other Titles - Sculpsit

Other Titles - Woman of Santa Cristina Island

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - [Title]

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Handcoloured engraving, image 170 x 117 mm, plate 192 x 142 mm, on page 249 x 183 mm.

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Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Watercolours, Ethnographic illustrations, Handcoloured engraving, image 170 x 117 mm, plate 192 x 142 mm, on page 249 x 183 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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