Tenayuca: Temple Details, from the portfolio Mexico

Charles Alonzo Rich, American, 1854 - 1943

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Watercolor and graphite on paper

Sheet: 13 3/8 × 8 11/16 in. (34 × 22 cm)

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

W.961.252.60

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: Pyramide San Bartolo Tenayuca / discovered in 1926 / Altars + Feathered serpent.- the central serpent on sides / and the water spout 3 sides-; inscribed, in image, in graphite, top: ALTAR SERPENT ALTAR; inscribed, in image, in graphite, left center: THE.FEATHERED.SERPENT. / BETWEEN.THE.ALTARS..ABOVE.; inscribed, in image in graphite, bottom: THE.CENTRAL.PYRAMID.SERPENT / ON.THREE.SIDES. / .ALL.AROUND...THE.WATER.SPOUTS. / 4 LARGER ONES; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: TENAYUCA: TEMPLE DETAILS. / 60

Provenance

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

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