Auction 106, Lot 270

"[Povo [with] Villa d Olinda d Pernambuco]", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 11 inches
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Attractive copper engraving showing the Dutch fleet, under the command of Hendrick Corneliszoon Loncq, capturing the region in 1630 from the Portuguese. At top is a view of Povo and Olinda as seen from the sea. At bottom is a large bird's eye view of the region. Published by Gregorio Letie.


Condition: A

Remargined at binding side to accommodate framing. Couple of tiny unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $2,750

Closed on 3/3/2004