Jean Gabriel PRÊTRE

1780 – 1845

print after



  • Active France 1830s

Kanguroo d'Aroé, jeune mâle [Kangaroo from Aroa, young male]
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe...Atlas [Zoologie]. Paris: J. Tastu, 1833
Page: plate 20
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 18.1 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 52.4 h x 35.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.61
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.