Auction 128, Lot 469

"La Ville de St. Salvador, Capitale du Bresil Portugais, au Baye de Todos los Santos, dans l'Amerique", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.8 x 11.3 inches
35.1 x 28.7 cm

This is a rare and beautifully engraved view of Salvador da Bahia with a variety of ships and boats in the harbor and the walled town in the background. A key at upper left identifies 14 important sites.


Condition: A

Clean, crisp impression with wide original margins. Short fold separation in the bottom margin, not affecting the image.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/20/2009