Auction 104, Lot 307

"'T Neemen van de Suyker Prysen in de Bay de Tode los Santos Anno 1627", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 11 inches
36.8 x 27.9 cm

Nice copper engraving of the Dutch fleet capturing the fort at the entrance to the Baia de Todos os Santos, in northeastern Brazil. Large inset plan of the bay is depicted in a scroll above the scene. Title in strapwork cartouche.


Condition: B

Few tiny rust spots.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/10/2003