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1750 – 1829


Friedrich BERTUCH

Thuringia, Germany 1747 – Weimar, Germany 1822


Das Känguruh [Kangaroo] 1810
Collection Title: Bertuch, Friedrich Justin. 'Bildebuch fur kinder'. Vienna, 1790-1830.
Place made: Weimar, HesseThuringia, Erfurt district, Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: unreadable
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run 3000

Dimensions: printed image 15.6 h x 11.0 w cm sheet 20.5 h x 11.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.904
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010