5. View of the Coast Near Bahia by Johann Moritz Rugendas, c. 1835. The other most important artist to work in Brazil during the early Nineteenth Century was J. M. Rugendas. He initially came to Brazil as an artist with a scientific survey expedition, but left to work independendy there and in other South American countries and Mexico. He recorded the country and peoples he encountered with a Romantic verve and, like Debret, published an illustrated account of his travels after he returned to Europe.
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