Auction 122, Lot 418

"Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil. Anno 1633", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 11 inches
37.3 x 27.9 cm

A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the Rio Potengi shows the Dutch invasion and capture of the Portuguese fort in 1633. The harbor is filled with ships and armies are shown rushing to defend the fort. Published by Gregorio Leti.


Condition: A

Narrow (1/8") bottom margin with paper added to the lower left binding trim, else fine.

Estimate: $325 - $425

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/5/2007