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Baron Jean–Frédérik Waldeck
1766–1875

The artist carried in a sillero over the Chiapas from Palenque to Ocosingo, Mexico

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Medium
Oil on panel
Size
19 ⅜ × 16 ⅜ inches · 493 × 415 mm
Notes
Signed Waldeck, lower left
Painted circa 1833      
Collections
  • Jean-Frédéric, Baron de Waldeck;
  • Valerian S. Rybar;
  • The Manhattan Galleries, New York; 
  • Private collection, USA.
Exhibitions
  • Paris, Salon de 1870, no. 2929 ‘Voyage de l’auteur à travers les monts de la chaîne Tremblatique de Chiapas (Amérique centrale), de Palenqué a Octotzinco; ruines les plus anciennes de cette province des Tzendales’.
Literature
  • Hugh Honour, The New Golden Land: European Images of America from the Discoveries to the Present Time, New York, 1975, p.179, illustrated; 
  • Esther Pasztory, Jean-Frédéric Waldeck: Artist of Exotice Mexico, Albuquerque, 2010, p.25. 

Princeton University Art Museum