Auction 119, Lot 1

"[Portrait of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten]", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Portrait

Period: 1599 (published)

Publication: Petites Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm

Handsome portrait of the famous explorer Linschoten (1563-1610), who worked in the service of the Portugese Archbishop of Goa. Linschoten's mapping of Southeast Asia broke the stranglehold that the Portugese had on spice trade in that region. Printed on a full page with German text, 7.8 x 12".

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Condition: A

The portait is near fine with a light dampstain in the lower, blank margin.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/9/2007

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