Auction 116, Lot 352

"Portus Acapulco", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.2 x 11.5 inches
36.1 x 29.2 cm

This attractive copper engraved view of Acapulco and its bay is a nice rendering of the town, with fortifications, outlying buildings, ships in the harbor plus others at sea as far out as the horizon. Numerous locals and Europeans are in the shadowy foreground.


Condition: A

Dark impression.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/20/2006