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John WEBBER

England 1751 – 1793

Maria PRESTEL

Germany 1747 – England 1794

aquatintist

  • England from 1786

A view in the Island of Pulo Condore. 1792
Collection Title: Webber, John. 'Proofs for "Views of the South Seas" '. London and Frankfurt: the artist and C.E.G. Prestel, 1788-1820.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, soft-ground etching, hard-ground etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured in brush and watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: early issue
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower centre edge in black pencil, '11 ¼ x 16.'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, ' ______ 368'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '2027 [within square] J'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '3/8 [within square]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '0- / C2019 [erased]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '200 -/1809'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.6 h x 39.8 w cm printed image and text 39.8 w cm plate-mark 30.0 h x 43.2 w cm sheet 40.7 h x 53.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.22
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2016.