Piron, d. after 1795 :Sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande. Jeune sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande. Piron del. Copia sculp. Atlas du voyage a la recherche de la Perouse. No. 25. [Paris, 1800]

Piron, d. after 1795 :Sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande. Jeune sauvage de la Nouvelle Zeelande. Piron del. Copia sculp. Atlas du voyage a la recherche de la Perouse. No. 25. [Paris, 1800]
Date
1793 - 1800
By
Piron, Jean, active 1791-1794
Ref
PUBL-0057-25
Description

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.

Piron visited New Zealand in 1793 under the command of Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. No women came out to the ships during the brief visit so the right-hand figure, although appearing female at first glance, is, in fact, a man.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Engraving, 260 x 400 mm (platemark) on sheet 299 x 433 mm

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1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Portraits, Albums, Engraving, 260 x 400 mm (platemark) on sheet 299 x 433 mm
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