21 September 2000
Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858)
Gentry visiting an estate in Brazil
indistinctly inscribed 'Gentios visitandu.....fazenda...' (upper right)
pencil, pen and ink
7½ x 105/8in. (19.1 x 27cm.)
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, by whom de-accessioned in 1928, no.18261 (stamp on the backing board).
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A study for the lithograph 'Indiens dans une plantation', plate 9 in Rugendas' Voyage pittoresque dans le Brésil (Malerische Reise in Brasilien) published in French and German editions, Paris and Mulhausen, 1827-35.
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