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An image of Untitled (Tahiti?) by Conrad Martens

Conrad Martens

(England, Australia 1801 – 21 Aug 1878)

Title
Untitled (Tahiti?)
Year
(circa 1835)
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour on paper
Dimensions

25.8 x 40.4 cm sight

Credit
Bequest of Leila (Jill) MacDonald 2006
Accession number
135.2006
Location
Not on display
Further information

Conrad Martens spent seven weeks sketching in Tahiti, en route to Sydney in 1835. Several of his Tahitian drawings were purchased in Sydney by Robert FitzRoy (1805-65) and used to illustrate the 2nd volume of his published narrative on the voyage of the Beagle.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006