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Auction 106, Lot 556

"[Lot of 3 - New World]", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.5 x 5 inches
16.5 x 12.7 cm
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Group of copper engravings from this early work on the cultures of America. 1. Scene showing the dress of the inhabitants of Virginia. 2. Scene showing habits of the natives of New Netherlands. 3. A depiction of the indigenous animals of New Netherlands including a fanciful unicorn, moose, eagle and beaver.


Condition: B

Some light damp stains.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/3/2004