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Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure, Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric

Author Name    Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric

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

Binding   Hardback

Edition   1st Australian Edition

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

Seller ID   ID292443

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.

Price = 84.95 AUD

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