ALL ITEMS: 'Duché-de-Vancy--Gaspard


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442 Early view of Easter Island, in the Pacific OceanDetailsDuché de Vancy, Gaspard1797
Insulaires et monumens de l'lle de Paque
Duché de Vancy, Gaspard
1797
LOC:0
$0.00Duché-de-Vancy--GaspardInsulaires-et-monumens-de-l-lle-de-PaqueSOLD<BR> </BR> View of inhabitants and monuments on Easter Island, in the Pacific Ocean, now a possession of Chile. Two of the famous stone heads are shown along with crew members and islanders.<BR> </BR> Drawn by Gaspard Duchè de Vancy, a French artist of the 18th century. From the "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse" published by Jean-Francois La Perouse. La Perouse led a scientific exploration to the Pacific from 1785, accompanied by Duchè de Vancy, and sent the drawing on which this engraving is based to France in 1788 with the intention of returning home by 1789. Departing Botany Bay, Australia in March, 1788 neither La Perouse, his ships the Boussole or Astrolabe, nor his men were ever seen again. Number 11.<BR> </BR> Believe the engraving is an early 20th century re-strike from the original copper plate produced by the French Chalcographie du Louvre. La Chalcographie du Louvre is a repository of more that 13,000 original plates from the Louvre's archives, housed upstairs above the Louvre's Paris galleries . Upon request visitors can have a engraving produced on museum-quality paper from the original plate by a master printer. V.15 <BR> </BR>
440View of the Portuguese colony of Macau from La PerouseDetailsDuché de Vancy, Gaspard1797
Vue de Macao en Chine
Duché de Vancy, Gaspard
1797
LOC:0
$0.00Duché-de-Vancy--GaspardVue-de-Macao-en-ChineSOLD <br></br> Very attractive copperplate engraved view of the former Portuguese colony of Macau as it existed in 1787. Macau is now a special administrative region of China. <BR> </BR> Drawn by Gaspard Duchè de Vancy, a French artist of the 18th century. From the "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse" published by Jean-Francois La Perouse. La Perouse led a scientific expiration to the Pacific from 1785, accompanied by Duchè de Vancy, and sent the drawing on which this engraving is based to France in 1788 with the intention of returning home by 1789. Departing Botany Bay, Australia in March 1788 neither La Perouse, his ships the Boussole or Astrolabe, nor his men were ever seen again. Number 40.<BR> </BR> Believe the engraving is an early 20th century re-strike from the original copper plate produced by the French Chalcographie du Louvre. La Chalcographie du Louvre is a repository of more that 13,000 original plates from the Louvre's archives, housed upstairs above the Louvre's Paris galleries . Upon request visitors can have a engraving produced on museum-quality paper from the original plate by a master printer. V. 26.<BR> </BR>
441Engraved view with Cavite Philippines from La PerouseDetailsDuché de Vancy, Gaspard1797
Vue de Cavite dans la Baie de Manille
Duché de Vancy, Gaspard
1797
LOC:55
$375.00Duché-de-Vancy--GaspardVue-de-Cavite-dans-la-Baie-de-ManilleEngraved view of two boats and passengers with Cavite Philippines in the background as it was seen from Manilla Bay in January 1787.<BR> </BR> Drawn by Gaspard Duchè de Vancy, a French artist of the 18th century. From the "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse" published by Jean-Francois La Perouse. La Perouse led a scientific exploration to the Pacific from 1785, accompanied by Duchè de Vancy, and sent the drawing on which this engraving is based to France in 1788 with the intention of returning home by 1789. Departing Botany Bay, Australia in March, 1788 neither La Perouse, his ships the Boussole or Astrolabe, nor his men were ever seen again. Number 41.<BR> </BR> Believe the engraving is an early 20th century re-strike from the original copper plate produced by the French Chalcographie du Louvre. La Chalcographie du Louvre is a repository of more that 13,000 original plates from the Louvre's archives, housed upstairs above the Louvre's Paris galleries . Upon request visitors can have a engraving produced on museum-quality paper from the original plate by a master printer. V.27 <BR> </BR>