Auction 137, Lot 457

"Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil. Anno 1633", Commelin, Isaac

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 11 inches
38.1 x 27.9 cm

A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the Rio Potengi showing 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.

References:

Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/14/2011

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