Auction 119, Lot 2

"Francisco Pisarro", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Portrait

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: De Nieuwe en Onbekende Wereld

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 11.5 inches
17.8 x 29.2 cm

Striking, copper engraved portrait of the Spanish explorer who conquered the Inca Empire. The portrait is enclosed in an elaborately engraved frame with a battle scene in the background.

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Condition: B

The map has a couple of spots of foxing and an abraded area to the left of Pisarro, still a nice aexample.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/9/2007

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