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Entrance to the Uxmal Palace, Yucatan, 1852

Print of the palace entrance in the Mayan city of Uxmal in Yucatan, Mexico.

Designed by Jean Arnould Leveil (1806-1866) after the drawing (sepia ink and wash on wove paper) of Frederic Catherwood (1799-1854) from 1843, entitled: Archway, Casa del Gobernador, Uxmal, Yucatan.
Engraved by Jean Baptiste Marie Bury.

The print was edited as fourth of twelve depictions of the ruins of Uxmal in the appendix of volume 4 in: Jules Gailhabaud. Monuments anciens et modernes: Collection formant une histoire de l'architecture des différents peuples à toutes les époques. Paris 1853.

Paris, 1852 AD

Image: 17.8 x 26.6 cm
Leaf: 22.6 x 30.4 mm

Thick paper printed with engraved steel plates. Edges of the paper lightly browned and fingerstained. Thin paper glued to the side to protect the print.

75 USD

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