Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Fisquet, Theodore - Auguste

Title:

Penang - Cascade a Pulo Penang

Date:

1851

Medium:

lithograph

Size:

28.5 x 20.7

Description:

One of a set of six lithographs of Penang published in 1851 in Paris. Sold as a set of six.

 

A view of the beautiful waterfall on Penang Island which was drawn c.1836 by Fisquet.

 

One of the great nineteenth century voyages of circumnavigation was undertaken by the French ship La Bonite in 1836 and 1837 under the command of Auguste Nicolas Vaillant. Vaillant {1793 - 1858} later became a Rear Admiral in 1849 and eventually Minister of Marine in 1851. There were a few  artists who recordeded the voyage including, Fisquet, Paris, Lauvergne and Darondeau. They  produced a number of sketches of places visited and some of these were later published as a series of beautiful lithographs in Voyage autour du monde execute pendant les annees 1836/1837 sur la corvette la Bonite.

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Item Code:

P1157

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