Antoine-Charles VAUTHIER

France 1790 – 1831

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England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

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  • Australia from 1800

Le Koala (d'après Griffith). Phascolarctos fuscus, Desm c.1827
Collection Title: Buffon. 'Oeuvres complètes de Buffon' published in Paris, circa 1827.
Page: plate 31
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one steel plate. Support: thin 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

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 16.0 h x 10.0 w cm sheet 23.6 h x 15.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1426
Subject: Australia, Animal: Koala
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.