Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique: 1. (Native hut), 2. (3 dancers), 3. (Sailing boat), 4. (Natives & goat)
19 Mar 1757 - 15 Jan 1827
1750 - 1829
wallpaper: woodcut, gouache on canvas
2020 x 1635mm (x2) 2020 x 1820mm (x1) 2020 x 1645mm (x1)
Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1989
Not on display
Referenced in 6 publications
Amanda Beresford, Look, ' Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique: a new acquisition of the Australian Department', pg. 8-9, Heidelberg, Feb 1990, 8-9 (colour illus.).
Jonathan Cooper (Editor), Exhibitions events - Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Australian Collection Focus Series: Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique (c.1804-05)', pg. 13, Sydney, Feb 2000-Apr 2000, 12 (colour illus., detail), 13.
Hordern House (Editor), Cook's Pacific legacy, 'Dufour's incredible vision of the Pacific', Potts Point, 2007, front and back cover (colour illus., detail), (colour illus., detail). not paginated; cat.no. 52; set of four panels of the Captain Cook "wallpaper".
Anne Ryan, Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years, 'Past and present: reflecting the diversity of Gallery's largest collection', pg. 54-56, Sydney, May 2003, 54-55 (colour illus.).
Vivienne Webb, Look, 'Exploring wallpaper', pg. 16, 20., Melbourne, Feb 2000, 16 (colour illus., detail), 20, 29. Illustrated is one of 12 strips in four sections of the wallpaper.
Vivienne Webb, Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique, 'Voyages', pg.7-13, Canberra, 2000, front cover (colour illus.), 6 (colour illus., detail, strip 9), 12 (colour illus., detail, strip 8), 29 (colour illus., detail, strip 4,5,6), 40-41 (colour illus., strips 1-20). details of wallpaper from the collection of AGNSW and NGA