Auction 107, Lot 256

"S. Salvador", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.2 x 7.5 inches
36.1 x 19.1 cm

Copper engraved view of the Dutch fleet in the Baya de Todos los Sanctos attacking the town of San Salvador and the Portuguese merchant fleet in 1624. The scene is copied from a view by Nicolas Visscher and a scroll map of the bay has been added in the foreground.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/9/2004

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