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Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, ou Séjour d'un artiste français au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1831 inclusivement, epoques de l'avènement et de l'abdication de S. M. D. Pedro 1er, fondateur de l'Empire brésilien. Dédié à l'Académie des Bea...

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Description
Jean Baptiste Debret's three-volume Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil; ou Séjour d'un artiste francais au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1831 ... (Paris, Firmin Didot Freres, 1834-39), held in the Print Collection, provides a comprehensive iconography of colonial Brazil at its apogee.
Names
Debret, Jean Baptiste (1768-1848) (Author)
Debret, Jean Baptiste (1768-1848) (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1834 - 1839
Place: Paris
Publisher: Firmin Didot Frères
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM+++D288dv
Topics
Brazil -- Social life and customs
Indians of South America
Indigenous peoples
South America
Genres
Prints
Portraits
Illustrations
Botanical illustrations
Notes
Content: Portraits by Debret of King John VI, of Portugal; Emperor Don Pedro I, of Brazil; Queen Carlotta, of Portugal; Arch-duchess Leopoldina, and, Princess Amélie, Empress-consorts of Pedro I of Brazil; Luiz Araújo, count of Barca; Don Pedro de Menezes, marquis of Marialva; José Bonifacio de Andrade e Silva; José Clemente Pereira; and Bishop Don José Caetano da Silva Coutinho, of Rio de Janeiro.
Citation/reference: Graesse. II, 345; Brunet. 21107; Thieme-Becker. VIII, 509; Escragnol Taunay, A. de. A missão artistico de 1816. 280; Pontual, R. Dicionário das artes plasticas no Brasil. 164; Raeders, G. Bibliographie franco-brasilienne (1551-1957). 103.
Content: One of 200 copies printed.
Statement of responsibility: Lithographs by Debret, some by Debret and Vicountess Pauline de Portes, after his own watercolors and drawings; hand-colored by Debret or under his direction.
Content: Uncolored lithographs include frontispiece portrait of Debret, signed C. F. 1832, and map and plan by C. Walter; bound in text vols.
Statement of responsibility: Lithographs printed by C. Motte or Thierry Frères.
Content: Includes sections called Cahier 1 and 2.
Content: Many of the plates include 2 or more illustrations.
Statement of responsibility: Par J. B. Debret...
Physical Description
Lithographs
Chromolithographs
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG734043564-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10086131
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d63d4640-c6bd-012f-b159-58d385a7bc34
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