Honegger: Maori
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Title: „Neuseeländer. Habitans de la NIIe. Zélande.“

A depiction of the Maori in their traditional clothing.

Coloured lithography, No. 28 A, by Honegger after Fuchs, from „Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Menschen…“, by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz, Honegger, Zürich 1840/45

Sheet size: 25,5 cm x 35 cm

Beautiful lithography with vibrant colours on strong paper, minor soiling at the outer margins, altogether in very good condition.

Cf.: National Library of New Zealand, A-092-020, indicating works by L.A. de Sainson as models for this design and linking it to the 2nd edition of Schinz in 1840.

€ 220,-