Jacques Louis PEREEJean H. PIRONClaude-Marie-François DIENJacques LABILLARDIÈRE, Cygne noir du Cap de Diemen. [Black swan of Cape Diemen]. Enlarge 1 /1

Jacques Louis PEREE

France born 1769 – 1803

engraver

  • active 1769-1803

Jean PIRON

Belgium 1767 – Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) 1796

print after

  • Australia 1792-93

Claude-Marie-François DIEN

Paris, France 1787 – 1865

Jacques LABILLARDIÈRE

Alençon, France 1755 – Paris, France 1834

author

  • 1791-1794 botanist on the d'Entrecasteaux expedition to Tasmania and Western Australia.

Cygne noir du Cap de Diemen. [Black swan of Cape Diemen]. [Cigne noir du Cap de Diemen. [Black swan of Cape Diemen].] 1800
Collection Title: Labillardiere, Jacques Julien Houton de. 'Atlas pour servir a` la relation du voyage a` la recherche de La Pe´rouse ... .'. Paris: Chez H.J. Jansen, 1800.
Page: plate 9
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre, 'EROL'/ illegible 'RT'
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: plate-mark 31.2 h x 44.8 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 48.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1699
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1990.