26 September 2002
Adrien Aime Taunay (1803-1828)
Timor. 1818. (Native artefacts); Rawak. Ustensiles des habitans de Waigiou; Ile de Guebé. Armes et Ustensiles; and three proof engravings, one annotated, for plate 40 in the Atlas Historique
two signed 'Taunay Jne' (lower right), one signed 'Taunay ft.' (lower right), three inscribed as titles and further inscribed
one pen and ink, two pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on paper, watermarks IHS (Montgolfier)
14 1/8 x 11 5/8in. (35.8 x 29.7cm.) and similar
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Paris, 1962, no.320 (Ile de Guebé).
Drawings made by Taunay at Coupang, Timor, the Moluccas and Papuan Islands, October-December 1818.
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