Pl. XV. Hoofd van een Krijgsman uit Nieuw-Zeeland.
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 12,8 x 20 cm. Image size: 10,3 x 15,5 cm.
From a Dutch ed. of Captain Cook’s voyages: ‘Reize rondom de Waereld door James Cook […].’, 4to ed. published by Honcoop, Allart and van Cleef in Leyden, Amsterdam and The hague, from 1795. Three voyages, 1768-71, 1772-75 and 1776-79. From 1778 on printed editions of ‘ Captain Cook’s Travels’ appeared in English, Italian, French and Dutch.
Made by J.S. Klauber after an anonymous artist. Joseph Sebastian Klauber (1710-1768) was a German miniaturist and engraver of mostly religious subjects from Augsburg. He was a pupil of Antoine Birckhaert in Prague.
Condition: Good, given age. Light soiling and some staining. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PL. XV-NEW ZEALAND-MAORI WARRIOR-TATTOO