Auction 112, Lot 310

"Vetus Mexico", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: De Neiuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Hand Color

14 x 11.3 inches
35.6 x 28.7 cm

Panoramic view of the city of Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest. The city is built in the middle of a large lake with bridges connecting it to the surrounding countryside. Important buildings are identified with lettered key. In the foreground numerous native and Spanish activities are depicted along the road.


Condition: A

Remnants of brown paper hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005