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Title: „Recolte du Café.“
Coffee harvest on a plantation in the Brazilian jungle - In the background the Sugar Loaf Mountains of Rio.
Handcoloured lithography by Deroi after Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802 – 1858), published by Engelmann, Paris-Mühlhausen, 1827, Pl. 3.
Lithography with fine colours on strong paper, two restored tears in bottom margin, some stains due to old age, altogether in very good condition.
Print size: 26, 5 cm x 30,5 cm
Cp.: Thieme-Becker Vol. XXIX. S. 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.