Fiona Pardington

Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa

Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa by Fiona Pardington

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"Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa" is a frontal portrait of the painted plaster life cast that Pierre-Marie Alexandre Dumoutier (1797-1871) made of the Samoan Chief Tou Taloa on the island of Upolu at Samoa during September 1838. Dumoutier was the official artist who accompanied Jules Sébastien César Dumont D'Urville's trans-Pacific voyage of 1837-1840.

Title
Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa
Artist/creator
Production date
2010
Medium
pigment inks on 308gsm Hahnmühle photo rag
Dimensions
1460 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2011
Accession no
2011/17/1
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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