Tenayuca: Temple Pyramid, 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.961.252.63

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 to right: Pyramid Tenayuca in 1926 front 75.0" high / 240' x 225' / Interior stairs 64 risers / about 8" x 14"; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, at bottom: Pyramid [upside down]; Signed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: Charles A. Rich.; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: TENAYUCA: TEMPLE PYRAMID 75'0 HIGH. / 225' X 240' FRONT.[underlined] / 63

Provenance

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

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