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[A portrait of Poedua] [picture] / [John Webber]
Bib ID 321629
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Webber, John, 1752-1793
 
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Description [ca. 1782] 
1 painting : oil on canvas ; 144.7 x 93.5 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5192.

Summary

Portrait of Poedua (Poedooa, Poetua), daughter of Oree (Orio, Orea), described as either the King of Ulaietea, or Chief of the district of Haamanino in Raiatea.

Notes

On loan to the National Gallery of Australia.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK5192.

The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, holds a similar portrait of Poedooa dated Nov. 1777 (Joppien and Smith, 3.149)

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-134111744

Exhibited: Terra Australis, I.C.C.A., 1988; Swiss artists in Australia, Art Gallery of N.S.W., 1991; Discerning Eye, RNK Collection, Canberra 1992; Sydney 1992; Melbourne 1992-1993.

T520.

Cited In

Joppien and Smith, 3.150.

Subjects Poedua -- Portraits.  |  Fans -- French Polynesia -- Raiatea.  |  Polynesians -- Portraits.  |  Tattooing -- French Polynesia -- Raiatea.  |  Picture -- Loan 1991.  |  Picture -- Loan 1993.  |  Picture -- NLA exhibition 1992.  |  Picture -- Oil.  |  Picture -- Travelling exhibition 1992-1993.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 12 December 2012 - 7 July 2013.  Exhibited:'Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas', NLA 2001 

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