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Charles Alexandre Lesueur: Painter & Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure

Art / Photobook

By: Gabriel Baglione(Author), Cédric Crémière(Author), Jean Fornasiero(Translated by), John West-Sooby(Translated by)

391 pages, colour & b/w illustrations

MkF éditions

Hardback | Aug 2016 | #233128 | ISBN-13: 9791092305296
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NHBS Price: £55.99 $78/€64 approx

About this book

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.


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