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Title

Untitled (Tahiti?)

(circa 1835)


Artist

Conrad Martens

England, Australia

1801 - 21 Aug 1878


About

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


Details


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

135.2006


Artist information

Conrad Martens

Works in the collection

35