Auction 123, Lot 390

"Arx Nassovii", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Bahamas

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Black & White

14 x 11 inches
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Attractive view of Fort Nassau in the Bahamas. In the foreground, a large ship is firing broadsides on both sides, while several smaller craft navigate the rough seas. On the shoreline, soldiers stand at attention. The view has several elements lettered and a key below the scene to identify each.


Condition: C+

The print has been re-backed with brown paper, and the left edge has been remargined. Several tears with some loss in the lower left corner have been repaired. The areas with loss have been replaced by the backing material, and the image has been drawn in by hand.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/20/2008