An image of Untitled (Tahiti?)

Conrad Martens

(England, Australia 21 Mar 1801 – 21 Aug 1878)

Untitled (Tahiti?)

Location
Not on display
Further information

Conrad Martens spent seven weeks sketching in Tahiti, en route to Sydney in 1835. Several of his Tahitian drawings were purchased in Sydney by Robert FitzRoy (1805-65) and used to illustrate the 2nd volume of his published narrative on the voyage of the Beagle.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006

Year
(circa 1835)
Media
Watercolour
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
25.8 x 40.4 cm sight
Credit
Bequest of Leila (Jill) MacDonald 2006
Accession number
135.2006