Auction 129, Lot 421

"P. Franciscus Pintus vande Societey t Iesu, wort vande Brasilianen met pylen doorschoten, op den 11 Ianuary des iaers 1608",

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1667 (circa)

Publication: Kerckelycke historie van de Gheheele

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 11 inches
17.8 x 27.9 cm

A dramatic illustration of a Jesuit priest being captured by Brazilian Indians. The engraving is from Cornelius Hazart's history of the Jesuits printed by Michel Cnobbaert.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/23/2009

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