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Voyage de l'Uranie, oiseaux, green parrot [picture] / Taunay
Bib ID 2170503
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Taunay, Adrien, 1803-1828
 
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Description [18--] 
1 painting : watercolour and pencil ; image 23.4 x 19.1 cm., on sheet 32.1 x 24.7 cm. 
Notes

Signed lower left corner below border.

Condition: Some foxing.

Inscription: "Voyage de l'Uranie, oiseaux, pl. no. 4."--Top centre.

Watermark: "IHS" [Montgolfier]--Centre.

Title from Christie's auction catalogue: The Freycinet Collection, Thursday 26 September 2002, lot 91.

Painting of a bird, possibly a Rainbow lorikeet likely to have been observed or captured during Captain Freycinet's visit to Sydney in November to December 1819. Christie's catalogue lists as possibly being a Perruche erythroptere (Red-winged Parrot)

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136797190

Source of Acquisition Part of the Freycinet Collection of Southern Equities Corporation Ltd. 
Subjects Freycinet, Louis de, 1779-1842 -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Uranie (Ship)  |  Rainbow lorikeet -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Pictorial works.

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