Rugendas: Sailors
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Title: „Matelots“

At the coast of Rio de Janeiro, a group of sailors is excitedly chatting with two women.

Lithography by Deroi after Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802 – 1858), published by Engelmann, Paris-Mühlhausen, 1827, Pl. 12.

Print on strong paper with some creases and faint stains due to old age, altogether in very good condition.

Print size: 21 cm x 29,5 cm

Cp.: Thieme-Becker Vol. XXIX. p. 181 ff.

€ 250,-

Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858) accompanied the Baron of Langsdorff on his expedition in the year 1825 to Brasil. 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.