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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