François-Nicolas MARTINET

1723 /1727 – 1802 /1806

Martin-pêcheur, de la Nouvelle Guinee 1770 - 1786
Collection Title: Buffon, Comte de. 'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux'. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1770 - 1786.
Page: page 663
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: Signed lower left within printed image in black pen and ink, 'martinet'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 21.8 h x 18.0 w cm plate-mark 24.8 h x 21.1 w cm sheet 29.7 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4148
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.