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Auction 105, Lot 264

"Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil Anno 1633", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1690 (published)


Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 11 inches
37.3 x 27.9 cm
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A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the "Great River of the North" showing the Dutch invasion and capture of the Portuguese fort in 1633. The harbor is filled with ships and armies are shown rushing to defend the fort. Published by Gregorio Leti.


Condition: B

Binding trim replaced to accommodate framing. A few spots in margin and a couple in image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/3/2003