Auction 139, Lot 224

"[Lot of 14 - Hawaii]",

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1800 (circa)



See Description

A beautiful group of 13 various Hawaiian portraits, including:

A. Guerrier d'Hawai / Jeune Femme d'Hawai, by Furne, hand color, (6 x 10.3").
B. Omai, natif de Ulaietea., by Viero, hand color, (7 x 10.5").
C. A Man of the Sandwich Islands / A Woman of the Sandwich Islands, by Woollett, from Banke's New System of Geography, black & white, (13.5 x 8.8").
D. Jeux Sandwigiens, by Maurin, hand color, (8.8 x 5.6").
E. Homme & Femme des Isles de Sandwick, by St. Sauveur, hand color, (3.4 x 5").
F. Homme de l'Isle Sandwich avec son Casque, by Benard, hand color, (3.8 x 6.3").
G. Portrait of Kaneena, a Chief of the Sandwich Islands in the North Pacific Ocean, by J. Webber & A.W. Warren, hand color, (4.8 x 6.8").
H. A Savage of the Sandwich Islands dancing., by J. Webber & F. Deeves, hand color, (5 x 7.4").
I. Sandwich's-Insulaner, black & white, (5.8 x 7.4").
J. Roi des Isles de Sandwich,by Grasset & Laroque, hand color, (4.8 x 7").
K. 2 of Homme Sandewich, hand color, (4.8 x 7.2").
L. Danseur des Isles Sandwich, hand color, (5.5 x 7.5").
M. Pirogue Sandwich, hand color, (4.6 x 7").


Condition: A

Most of the portraits are very good with some light toning and a few spots primarily in the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/15/2012