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Auction 109, Lot 729

"[Lot of 2] Virginia [and] Kiwasa Idole des Virginiens [on sheet with] Le dieu des Vents, autre Idole des Virginiens", Various

Subject: Exploration - Virginia

Period: 1671-1721 (circa)



See Description

Two copper engravings depicting the Native Americans of Virginia. First (6.5 x 5") is an uncolored engraving of a religious ceremony on a full sheet of Dutch text from "De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld of Beschryving van America" by Montanus, published in 1671.Second (8.2 x 12.5") is a hand colored engraving depicting two deities from an account of the first English settlement by John Smith, engraved by B. Picart, 1721.


Condition: A

Light soil in margins. Second with narrow side margin.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/1/2004