Spanish Colonial Art

Virgin Forest at Manqueritipa, province of Rio de Janeiro (after Rugendas)

  • Date: July 1829
  • Watercolour on paper (in original Bidermeier frame)
  • 250 x 335 mm
  • Signed: and dated
  • Inscribed: “dessine par le Baron Guillaume Koenig” (lower right); “Forêt vierge près Manqueritipa/ dans la province de Rio de Janeiro” (lower centre)
  • Provenance: Schloßbibliothek Warthausen (stamp), artist’s family residence; Germany, private collection