Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 1987. wrps, black and white illustrations, maps, color plates. Item #106922
A painters travels in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil from 1852-1857. Otto Grashof led a somewhat unusual life for the 19th century. Born in Prenzlau, he grew up in Cologne and studied at the Academies of Düsseldorf and Berlin. The artist resided in Russia as of 1838, first in St. Petersburg and then in Moscow from 1841 - 43, before returning to St. Petersburg in 1845. Grashof spent the following years in Germany, before traveling via Spain to South America in 1852. Here he visited Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil, before returning to Cologne in 1857.