Views from an old Ecuador, these all being of the volcano Cotopaxi. Painted by American artist Frederic Edwin Church who lived from 1826 to 1900. Church made two trips to South America, in 1853 and 1857 so these were painted in real time not riffed from a book illustration.

“Cotopaxi.” 1855. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Image © 2021 Terra Foundation for American Art. Fair use license. via
“View of Cotopaxi.” 1867. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Yale University Art Gallery. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via
“Cotopaxi.” 1853. American. Brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. Collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via

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