Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure

By: Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric

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Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Translated from the French by Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby. 391 pages On 19 October 1800, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur set sail on a voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands led by Nicolas Baudin. He soon demonstrated his talents as a natural history artist. Driven by an insatiable curiosity, during a golden age for natural history and learned societies, he travelled constantly throughout his life. His sketchbooks and vellums provide a record of the animals, landscapes and indigenous people he encountered.

Title: Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure

Author Name: Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric

Categories: Art-Artists,

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Publisher: Le Havre, Éditions du Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre/MkF editions: 2016

ISBN Number 13: 9791092305296

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID292443

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