1840 Complete Tattooed Native from Pacific Islands hand colored FOLIO lithograph - Ethnology, Travel


‘Ein Tatuirter Nukahiwer’

Tatooed man from Nukahewa, Marquesa Islands

Stone lithography was the first printmaking technology that allowed a traditional artist to work using traditional techniques, and to create prints that could rival an original painting in terms of detail, mood and color variations.

37 x 27 cm Large Folio.

[Zürich: Brodtmann, 1840].