Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 512

"Begrabniss eines Indianers", Rugendas, Moritz

Subject: South America

Period: 1835 (published)

Publication: Voyage pittoresque dans le Bresil

Color: Black & White

10.1 x 9 inches
25.7 x 22.9 cm

Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858) traveled extensively throughout Brazil on two extended expeditions. A trained painter, these lithographed examples of his art are considered important documentation in the study of Brazilian life at the beginning of the nineteenth century. This remarkable work was published in German and French. A group of Brazilian natives in the forest are burying a member of the tribe. Rare.


Condition: A

Fine impression. A little marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 3/5/2003