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Title

Untitled (Tahiti?)

(circa 1835)

Artist

Conrad Martens

England, Australia

21 Mar 1801 - 21 Aug 1878

  • 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
    Copyright

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    Conrad Martens

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    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

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