Auction 124, Lot 353

"Porto Rico", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Puerto Rico

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld…

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm

Classic early view of San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. Galleons and other vessels approach the harbor dominated by its fortress. The scene is surmounted by an elegant ribbon cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A velvety impression on a strong sheet with a couple very tiny wormholes and some faint toning.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008

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