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Auction 109, Lot 329

"Callao de Lima", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Lima, Peru

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld…

Color: Black & White

14 x 11.2 inches
35.6 x 28.4 cm

Fine view of the harbor of Lima from the sea with numerous warships fighting in the foreground. Legend at upper left identifies the buildings onshore, and ships as to whether they are Spanish or Dutch. A fine example of this copper engraving.


Condition: A

Lovely, early and dark image on thick, hand laid paper. Printer's crease at bottom.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2004