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Auction 106, Lot 561

"[Lot of 3 - New World]", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1707 (circa)


Color: Black & White

7.2 x 5.2 inches
18.3 x 13.2 cm
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Three copper engravings illustrating early explorations. 1. A scene from Christopher Columbus' third voyage in 1498 showing an Indian of Trinidad bartering his golden crown for the velvet bonnet of Columbus. 2. A scene from the voyage made by Alonso d'Ojeda and Americo Vespucci in 1499 showing a battle with the Indians of Terre Ferme. 3. Another scene from the D'Ojeda/Vespucci voyage depicting D'Ojeda attending an Indian funeral. Size varies slightly.


Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots, overall very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004