Auction 134, Lot 371

"Le Temple Protestant a Bahia",

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1858 (circa)

Publication: Brazil Pittoresco

Color: Printed Color

14 x 9.8 inches
35.6 x 24.9 cm

This is a very rare lithograph from Charles Ribeyrolles' important works on Brazil in the 19th century. It shows a Protestant church in Bahia taken from a photograph by Victor Frond, lithographed by Aubrun, and printed by Alfred-Leon Lemercier in Paris. The magnificent lithographs in the Brazil Pittoresco are among the most sought after and rare works on Brazil.


Condition: B+

Fine original color with faint damp stains and soil in the margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/1/2010