Rugendas: In a hut
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Title: „Negros Novos“
A group of slaves in a hut, leaning at the door the supervisor.
Handcoloured lithography by Maurin after Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802 – 1858), published by Engelmann, Paris-Mühlhausen, 1827, Pl. 10.
Print size: 29,5 cm x 24 cm
Lithography with vibrant colours on strong paper, slight toning of the paper due to old age, altogether in good condition.
Cp.: Thieme-Becker Vol. XXIX, p. 181 ff.
Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858) accompanied the Baron of Langsdorff on his expedition in the year 1825 to Brazil. Rugendas made some sketches and water paintings of the people, their customs and the landscapes of Brazil during the expedition, which he later published in „Malerische Reise in Brasilien“, 1835.