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A small boat with slaves arriving in front of a military office at the port of Rio de Janeiro.
Handcoloured lithography by Sabatier after Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802 – 1858), published by Engelmann, Paris-Mühlhausen, 1827, Pl. 2.
Beautiful lithography with fine colours on strong handmade paper, two professionally restored tears at the bottom margin, altogether in very good condition.
Print size: 25,3 cm x 33 cm
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 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.