Chichen Itza: El Castillo, Temple of Kukulcan, from the portfolio Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Quirigua

Charles Alonzo Rich, American, 1854 - 1943


not dated

Watercolor and graphite on paper

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 13 11/16 in. (25.2 × 34.8 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 13 13/16 in. (25.2 × 35.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Margaret Sage



North America, United States


19th century

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Not on view


Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: #1; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, bottom center: QUETZALCOATL: (GOD OF THE AIR); inscribed, on mat, in ink, across bottom: The sacrificial pyramid Temple where the ceremony of victims commenced, ending at the sacred Cenote pool.; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: CHICHEN.ITZA: EL.CASTILLO. 200' X 200' X 100': TEMPLE OF [underlined] KUKULCAN: 103 STEPS. / #47


The artist (1854-1943); to his daughter, Margaret Bradbury Rich Sage (1888-1985); given to present collection, 1961.

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