Tenayuca Temple Pyramid: Base at Rear, from the portfolio Mexico

Charles Alonzo Rich, American, 1854 - 1943

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Watercolor and graphite on paper

Sheet: 8 5/8 × 13 3/8 in. (21.9 × 34 cm)

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

W.961.252.61

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, in image, upper left: OSSUARY.FOR.BONES / OF.SACRIFICED. / ENEMIES...OR. / BLEEDING.HEARTS.; inscribed, in graphite, in image, upper right: 100 SNAKE / .WATER.SPOUTS. / AND.SERPENT.HEADS. / CEMENT COVER; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: TENAYUCA TEMPLE PYRAMID: BASE.AT.REAR [underlined]

Provenance

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

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