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Auction 144, Lot 84

"[Lot of 5 - Hawaiian Portraits]",

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1785-1855 (circa)



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This is an attractive group of 5 Hawaiian portraits, including:

A. Un Homme de l'Isle Sandwich Dansant, by Benard, circa 1785, hand color (6.8 x 8.8"). Condition: Remargined at left. (B+)

B. Man van de Sandwich Eilanden, published in a Dutch edition of Cook's Third Voyage, circa 1785, black & white (4.2 x 6"). Condition: There is a small chip confined to the left blank margin that has been replaced with old paper, else fine. (A)

C. Iles Sandwich, engraved by Mettais and printed by Gerdes, circa 1855, hand color (4.5 x 7"). Condition: Light soiling confined to the blank areas of the sheet. (B+)

D. Hawaiischer Krieger, Anonymous, circa 1850, hand color (6.25 x 4"). Condition: One crease in image and light soiling confined to the blank areas of the sheet. (B+)

E. Winee, Naturelle d'Owhyhee, l'une des Iles Sandwich, by John Meares, from Collection de Cartes Geographiques, Vues, Marines, Plans et Portraits, relatifs aux Voyages du Capitaine J. Meares, circa 1794, black & white (5 x 6"). Condition: Minor spots confined to the upper blank margin, away from the image. (A)



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Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 4/3/2013