Auction 103, Lot 256

"Obsidio et Expugnatio Portus Calvi", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1673 (circa)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Black & White

13 x 10.5 inches
33 x 26.7 cm

Copper engraving of the Dutch fort at Porto Calvo (Alagoas). The foreground is filled with people, carts, and farmers. Title in banner style cartouche.


Condition: B

Faint toning along centerfold. Backed with light Japanese tissue to repair and strengthen fold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/11/2003