Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 322

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

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 11 inches
37.3 x 27.9 cm

A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the Rio Potengi 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: A+

Left margin professionally extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/1/2004