PEHUENCHES.

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Eduard Friedrich Poeppig

Artist's Biography

Pehuenches.

Lithograph. 1834.
Image size 11 x 15 13/16" (28 x 40.3 cm).
Good condition. Faint foxing. Some tearing along the bottom edge.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 77140
Price: $650.00
Publisher : Published by F. Fleicher, Leipzig.
E. Poppig nach d. Nature 1827. I.A. Sedlayr, Munchen, Lithgr. 1834. Pehuenches are an indigenous Andean people of south central Chile . Eduard Friedrich Poeppig (1798-1868) was a German zoologist and explorer. Between 1826 and 1832 he visited Chile, Peru and Brazil making observations and producing a series of drawings, watercolors of the areas he visited. He described over 4,000 plant species, investigated Incan ruins and travelled the entire length of the Amazon River. Upon his return to Germany in 1832, he wrote of his travels producing "Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome während der Jahre...". A collection of sixteen lithographs based on his drawings and watercolors. The work is quite beautiful as well as very scarce. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Central & South America, and the West Indies , South America

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